Super Rugby

Beaming Cheetahs head for Oz

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

Bloemfontein - Cheetahs coach coach Franco Smith has named a 27-man squad for their three-game Super Rugby tour to Australia. 

The Cheetahs bagged their second win of the season when they thumped the Sunwolves 92-17 in Bloemfontein on Friday night.

Centre Francois Venter will captain the squad, with Springbok lock Lood de Jager the vice-captain.

The Cheetahs will leave for their tour to Australia on Sunday, arriving in Melbourne on Monday. 

The team will be playing against the Rebels on April 22 (11:45 SA time), Reds on April 30 (11:45 SA time) and Waratahs on May 7 (11:45 SA time).

Cheetahs touring squad: 

Clayton Blommetjies

Uzair Cassiem

Johan Coetzee

Luan de Bruin

Lood de Jager (vice-captain)

Jacques du Toit

Elandre Huggett

Nico Lee

Hilton Lobberts

Charles Marais

Niel Marais

Tian Meyer

Danie Mienie

Teboho Mohoje

Sergeal Petersen

Raymond Rhule

Paul Schoeman

Francois Uys

Michael van der Spuy

Maks van Dyk

Torsten van Jaarsveld

Ruan van Rensburg

Henco Venter

Francois Venter (captain)

Shaun Venter

Carl Wegner

Fred Zeilinga

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