Cheetahs name large squad for Currie Cup, PRO14

Franco Smith (Gallo Images)
Franco Smith (Gallo Images)

Bloemfontein - The Cheetahs have named an enlarged squad for the upcoming Currie Cup and PRO14 tournaments.

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The men from Bloemfontein will pick their teams for the respective tournaments from the same squad.

Daan Human will coach Free State's Currie Cup side, while director of rugby Franco Smith will be in charge of the Cheetahs' PRO14 team.

The Cheetahs open their Currie Cup campaign at home against the Blue Bulls on August 17 and their first PRO14 match is away to Irish club Munster on September 1.

Cheetahs' preliminary squad for Currie Cup and PRO14:

Props: Aranos Coetzee, Luan de Bruin, Erich de Jager, Gunther Janse van Vuuren, Johan Kotze, Charles Marais, Ox Nche, Boan Venter, Quintin Vorster

Hookers: Jacques du Toit, Joseph Dweba, Elandre Huggett, Reinach Venter, Marnus van der Merwe, Jannes Snyman

Locks: Justin Basson, Louis Conradie, JP du Preez, Sibabalo Qoma, Walt Steenkamp, Dennis Visser

Flanks: Stephan Malan, Daniel Maartens, Oupa Mohoje, Gerhard Olivier, Ntokozo Vidima, Jasper Wiese, Luigi van Jaarsveld

Eighthmen: Aidon Davis, Niell Jordaan, Junior Pokomela

Scrumhalves: Dian Badenhorst, Ruben de Haas, Tian Meyer, Zee Mkhabela, Rudy Paige, Ruan van Rensburg, Shaun Venter

Flyhalves: Tian Schoeman, Ryno Eksteen, Louis Fouche, Neill Stannard, Ernst Stapelberg

Wings: Carel-Jan Coetzee, Vuyani Maqina, Rabz Maxwane

Centres: Lloyd Greeff, Benhard Janse van Rensburg, Tertius Kruger, Nico Lee, Ali Mgijima, William Small-Smith, Dries Swanepoel

Fullbacks: Adriaan Carelse, Malcolm Jaer

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