Can the Cheetahs afford a lawsuit with SA Rugby?

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Ruan Pienaar is one of the top players the Cheetahs recruited in the team’s quest for Pro14 glory. Now they have been kicked out of the competition. Picture: Johan Pretorius / Gallo Images
Ruan Pienaar is one of the top players the Cheetahs recruited in the team’s quest for Pro14 glory. Now they have been kicked out of the competition. Picture: Johan Pretorius / Gallo Images

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The Cheetahs find themselves in a tricky spot as they ponder their response to being unfairly kicked out of Pro14 by an SA Rugby vote that, as has been speculated for a while, decided that the four Super Rugby franchises would migrate north to play Pro16 rugby this week.

The board of the Currie Cup champions met on Friday to chart the way forward.

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