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Southern Kings coach Rob Kempson believes their clash against the Cheetahs is the ideal opportunity to measure their improvement.
The kick-off times for the PRO14 derbies between the Cheetahs and Southern Kings in rounds 8 and 9 have been confirmed.
There is still no indication when the Cheetahs' Springbok flank Oupa Mohoje will return to action.
Zebre have beaten the Cheetahs in a PRO14 encounter at the Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi in Parma in Italy.
Former Ulster stalwart and current Cheetahs scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar has been named in the PRO14 team of the decade.
Cheetahs coach Hawies Fourie will probably be focusing his attention on an earlier game in the post Christmas week in PRO14.
The Cheetahs left Neath a relieved team that they broke their tour duck to hand their coach Hawies Fourie his first win in charge in round four of PRO14.
The Cheetahs will see it as a non-negotiable that they have to start picking up away wins in order to sustain any kind of PRO14 challenge.
The Cheetahs have slipped to a third consecutive loss after going down to Welsh side Cardiff Blues.
The Cheetahs and Southern Kings will have their sights set on strong finishes to their PRO14 tours when they line up against the Cardiff Blues and Ospreys.
Cheetahs captain Tian Meyer believes the pressure is on his side ahead of this weekend’s PRO14 derby against the Southern Kings.
Albert Keuris, the Cheetahs' kicking and skills coach, will assist the Italian national side as they prepare for the Six Nations.
Both South African PRO14 sides stumbled badly as they returned to New Year's action.
The Cheetahs have made four changes to their starting line-up as they return to PRO14 action against Zebre at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi in Parma.
Former Bulls prop Pierre Schoeman played an instrumental role in ensuring that it was a perfect Christmas period for the watching Cheetahs.
Cheetahs coach Hawies Fourie is banking on the second half of the PRO14 to help seal a lucrative playoff place.
The Cheetahs will be giving a PRO14 debut to Chris Massyn when they take on Ospreys in Neath.
Cheetahs coach Hawie Fourie is preparing his players for their next PRO14 fixture in Wales by dipping balls in water so players get used to passing when it is slippery.
Hawies Fourie has made five changes and three positional switches to the Cheetahs' line-up for Saturday’s PRO14 match against the Cardiff Blues.
The Cheetahs and Southern Kings learned “tough lessons” in the testing northern hemisphere conditions in the PRO14 over the weekend.
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