Cheetahs brace for Bulls duel

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

Cape Town - Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has named a 33-man squad for their trip to Zimbabwe this weekend.

The men from Bloemfontein will face the Bulls in a pre-season clash in Harare on Saturday.

It will be new captain Francois Venter’s first game in charge of the Cheetahs.

The Cheetahs start their Super Rugby campaign at home to the Jaguares on February 26.

Cheetahs touring squad:

Forwards - Tienie Burger, Uzair Cassiem, Luan de Bruin, Lood de Jager, Jacques du Toit, Reniel Hugo, Niell Jordaan, Armandt Koster, Hilton Lobberts, Charles Marais, Danie Mienie, Boom Prinsloo, Neil Rautenbach, Paul Schoeman, Maks van Dyk, Torsten van Jaarsveld, Henco Venter, Carl Wegner

Backs - Clayton Blommetjies, Maphutha Dolo, Reinhardt Erwee, Gerrie Labuschagne, Niel Marais, Tian Meyer, Sergeal Petersen, Raymond Rhule, William Small-Smith, JP Smith, Michael van der Spuy, Ruan van Rensburg, Francois Venter, Shaun Venter, Fred Zeilinga

 

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