Varsity Cup

Craig Barry signs three-year contract with Cheetahs

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Free State Rugby has announced that Craig Barry has committed to the Cheetahs for three years.     Barry is best known for his attacking play and is no stranger to the Cheetahs, as he has...

Meet the new Springboks

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the team announcement from Rassie Erasmus with his squad to face Australia on Saturday, he has confirmed an unfamiliar trio in the nation's matchday squad list.     We take...

Cheetahs sign four new players for the Pro14

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Free State Cheetahs have confirmed the signing of four new players for the upcoming PRO14, namely utility back, Rhyno Smith, loose-forward, Chris Massyn, centre, Chris Smit, and hooker, Wilmar...

The Cheetahs confirm Hawies Fourie as Franco Smith's replacement

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Maties head coach Hawies Fourie has been officially unveiled as the new Cheetahs head coach on Thursday, taking over from Italy-bound Franco Smith.   The former backline coach of the Cheetahs...

Springboks Legend Appointed Head Coach of India

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Springbok flyhalf Naas Botha has been named as the new head coach of the India national team.     Botha is helping India to prepare for the third division Asian Rugby Championship in...

Edinburgh's Monday signing spree

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Edinburgh confirmed four new signings for the 2019/20 season on Monday as well as the re-signing of Scotland International Hamish Watson.   The 25-times capped international has been an electric...

All-time Varsity Cup Dream Team

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

44 players have gone on to earn Springbok caps since the first Rugby that Rocks episode that caught up with all the action from the latest rounds of Varsity Cup matches over a decade ago. Varsity...

Chris van Zyl signs for Saracens

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens have confirmed that Stormers and Western Province lock Chris van Zyl has signed for the club on a short-term deal.   Born in Cape Town, van Zyl didn’t start his professional...

Oupa Mohoje named new Cheetahs captain

1 year ago by Cheetahs Rugby

Oupa Mohoje will be leading the Cheetahs in the 2018/19 PRO14 championships, confirms Coach Franco Smith.   “Oupa is true Free Stater and the perfect example of a player who played his way...

Ruben de Haas signs with Cheetahs

1 year ago by Connacht Rugby

Free State Rugby have announced that promising young scrumhalf, Ruben de Haas, has signed with the Cheetahs until end of October 2020.   De Haas joined the Cheetah Academy in 2017 and represented...