ARTICLES RELATING TO NAKA DROTSKE

S15 ‘recession’ for SA sides

2014-04-15 12:22

Four of the South African sides in Super Rugby are a little worryingly in statistical ‘debt’ at present, writes Rob Houwing.

Naka Drotské chats to Sport24

2014-04-11 10:02

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske addresses his side’s defence, Heinrich Brüssow’s return and the clash against the Crusaders.

Ball retention a worry: Drotské

2014-04-02 14:31

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské has identified poor ball retention as the main culprit for his side's abysmal performance.

Benjamin to play 12?

2014-03-18 14:15

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske may gamble with Springbok Sevens wing Rayno Benjamin in the midfield this weekend.

Cheetahs head 'into unknown'

2014-02-27 13:02

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske knows he may be going “into the unknown” when his team face a revamped Rebels side.

Le Roux given free reign

2014-02-14 14:36

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske has given his Springbok fullback Willie le Roux free rein in this year's Super Rugby competition.

Drotske lauds Cheetahs' defence

2013-10-13 16:59

Free State Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske has praised his team for the defensive effort in their victory over the Blue Bulls.

Drotské wants better defence

2013-09-26 14:12

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské has called for a much better defensive effort from his side when they take on Western Province.

Drotské expects tough battle

2013-08-22 11:26

Free State Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské expects another tough outing when his side host the Sharks in Bloemfontein.

Cheetahs laugh off the cold

2013-07-19 14:00

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské has laughed off concerns that the cold weather will hamper his team in Canberra.

Cheetahs outsiders in playoffs

2013-07-18 11:09

The Cheetahs will celebrate their best season in Super Rugby by gate-crashing a playoff party for former champions.

Cheetahs hope to make history

2013-05-31 14:12
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The Cheetahs are searching for their first ever Super Rugby victory over the Bulls when they host the visitors in Bloemfontein.

Cheetahs 'under pressure'

2013-05-17 14:27

The Cheetahs need to pull up their socks, admits head coach Naka Drotske, if they are to reach the Super Rugby playoffs.

Cheetahs eye Hurricanes' flaws

2013-05-09 11:12

The Cheetahs will target the Hurricanes in the scrums in order to achieve their eighth win in Super Rugby this season.

Cheetahs unchanged for Kings

2013-04-24 14:31

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske has left his run-on team unchanged for their Super Rugby match against the Kings.

Cheetahs drop Sarel Pretorius

2013-04-03 14:13

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské has made one change to his side for their Super Rugby encounter against the Stormers in Bloemfontein.

Drotske ups war talk

2012-10-18 14:02

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske says his side will not hand their place in the Currie Cup on a silver platter to the EP Kings.

Drotske's job on the line?

2012-10-16 12:38

The future of Free State Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske and his assistants is very much on the line when they face the EP Kings.

A lot at stake for Cheetahs

2012-06-29 13:56

The Cheetahs might be out of the race but they still have a lot to play for when they meet the Bulls in a Super Rugby match at Loftus.

Ebersohn benched for Sharks

2012-05-16 13:25

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske has made one change to the side to meet the Sharks in their Super Rugby clash in Bloemfontein.

SA conference 'wide open'

2012-01-31 14:24

The SA Super Rugby conference is wide open with any of the franchises capable of winning, says Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske.

Cheetahs cannot afford to lose

2011-03-11 14:13

The Cheetahs cannot afford another slip-up when they host the Lions in a Vodacom Super Rugby clash in Bloemfontein.

Super 15 coaches BokSmart

2011-02-01 13:24

South African rugby's elite coaches are leading the way for the rest of the game, says Jurie Roux, CEO of SARU.

Cheetahs peaking at right time

2010-10-13 16:35

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské has made no changes to his team ahead of their Currie Cup semifinal against Western Province.

Cheetahs rest Daniller

2010-09-22 10:38

The Cheetahs will be without fullback Hennie Daniller for their Absa Currie Cup rugby encounter with the Pumas.

 

Cheetahs playoff race 'over'

2014-04-14 09:08

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské has had to admit that his team’s slim outside chances of staging a massive comeback is dead and buried.

Drotské: We lacked urgency

2014-04-06 14:28

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské says a failure to stay in an attacking frame of mind was to blame for their draw against the Chiefs.

Drotské questions ref's calls

2014-03-23 10:00

The Cheetahs are demanding an explanation from Lyndon Bray after two controversial decisions in their loss to the Blues.

Drotske reads the riot act

2014-03-03 09:11

Cheetahs head coach Naka Drotske has read the riot act to his players, and demanded a better performance.

Cheetahs face physical battle

2014-02-20 10:14

The Cheetahs have to match the Bulls physically if they want to win their first Super Rugby game in this year's competition.

Drotské names big guns

2014-02-11 15:13
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Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské has named a full-strength side to face the Lions in their opening match of the Super Rugby season.

Make-or-break in Bloemfontein

2013-10-11 11:58

It is make or break for both the Free State Cheetahs and Blue Bulls in their last Currie Cup group game in Bloemfontein.

Cheetahs expect scrum war

2013-08-30 12:37

The Free State Cheetahs are expecting a huge scrum war when they host the Griquas in Bloemfontein this weekend.

Drotske: Scrums cost us

2013-08-18 14:26

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske has said his team’s defeat against Western Province was due to poor scrummaging.

Cheetahs pick strongest line-up

2013-07-18 12:39

The Cheetahs have named their strongest-possible team for their Super Rugby qualifier against the Brumbies in Canberra.

Cheetahs out to rewrite history

2013-07-05 12:18

The Cheetahs will rewrite the history books if they manage to beat the Blues in their Super Rugby encounter.

Bulls will get no respect: Naka

2013-05-30 12:15
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Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske has sent out a clear warning to the Bulls ahead of their showdown in Bloemfontein.

SA hopes lie squarely with Bulls

2013-05-11 09:59
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South Africa’s challenge in Super Rugby 2013 is shrinking at a rate of knots: it’s probably all up to the Bulls now.

Drotské makes one change

2013-05-08 13:36

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské has made one injury enforced change to his starting XV for their clash against the Hurricanes.

Oosthuizen starts for Cheetahs

2013-04-17 14:21

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské has brought Bok prop Coenie Oosthuizen into the starting team for their clash against the Sharks.

Drotské keeps his chin up

2013-02-20 18:54

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské remains upbeat for the season ahead despite losing flank Juan Smith and a few other stalwarts.

Cheetahs pick their best

2012-10-17 14:37

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske has chosen his best side for their crucial promotion/relegation playoff against the Kings.

Cheetahs in attacking mode

2012-07-06 14:21

The Cheetahs will not be in defensive mode for their last Super Rugby home game of the season against the Stormers.

Drotské: Stronger defence key

2012-05-25 09:24

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské has called on his team to up their performance on defence when they host the Waratahs.

Cheetahs desperate for a win

2012-03-14 13:18

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske says his side is desperate to find positive momentum following three consecutive losses.

Cheetahs include Boks

2011-08-03 11:35

Free State Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske has included four returning Boks in his team for their Currie Cup match against WP.

Drotské: discipline cost us

2011-03-05 20:49

Naka Drotské, the Cheetahs coach, says poor discipline cost his side dearly in their defeat to the Stormers at Newlands.

Naka hands-on sponsor search

2011-01-12 22:29

The Cheetahs concerns over the lack of a main sponsor have spilled over to the coaching staff, as Naka Drotske joins the search.

Cheetahs romp to victory

2010-10-08 21:15

The Free State Cheetahs have moved into second place on the Currie Cup log after hammering the bottom-placed Leopards.

Cheetahs hope to stop Bulls

2010-09-10 14:18

The Cheetahs will be hoping that home ground advantage will be enough to stop the Blue Bulls from running rampage in Bloemfontein.

 
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