Pro 14 Cheetahs looking good

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Sep 27, 2019, 21:13

...Whipping Glasgow this morning by 50 points could'nt ask for a better start to the Pro 14 season for the Cheetahs...obviously still riding a high after winning the Currie Cup..


Can see the Cheetahs doing better this year now they've settled into the Pro 14 comp... of course they will also have to win a few away games..

Sep 27, 2019, 22:07

Springbok in the making the commentator says..

https://twitter.com/i/status/1177644740118011910

Sep 27, 2019, 22:39

Thanks Brycy. Dweba is 23 and 105 kg. Very fast for a hooker, could play in the backline.

One to watch.

Sep 27, 2019, 23:32

I’ve been banging on about Dweba for ages. Muscled bound freak who is so hard to stop.

Would have played for the Boks by now if I was coach, certainly before Scara

He must be heavier than 105kg he is a bundle of muscle

Sep 27, 2019, 23:37

Ulster then Munster at home.

Ulster also had a good win against Ospreys so we'll see a tougher game next week.

Didn't Pienaar have a blinder too.

Sep 28, 2019, 00:30

If anything happens to any of the tho current Bok scrummies, I would not hesitate to call on Ruan Pienaar as a replacement. With the Pro14 running at the momement, Ruan remains match fit and just waiting for Rassie's phone call.

Sep 28, 2019, 00:51

My guess is that Rassie will call up Pienaar if/when he has an injury in the backs. 

Sep 28, 2019, 04:55

The Cheetahs always look good until they have to make the first tackle.

Sep 28, 2019, 07:59

...looking forward to the return of last season's Pro 14 top try scorer...great strike weapon and takes a good player to out point the top European wingers like George North...is Rabz Maxwane injured ?   

Sep 28, 2019, 09:57

Pienaar would have been in my team as a utility back.

I think he brings more to the table than Steyn does presently.

Sep 28, 2019, 11:18

Pienaar is still athletic and agile - Frans is not

Oct 05, 2019, 20:04

...how bout dem Cheetahs absolutely hammering Ulster by 63  points after thrashing last years finalists last week...could be contenders this year ...Leinster though is the club to beat also having a big win and will be their litmus test...

Oct 11, 2019, 19:39

...Cheetahs absolutely demolish Munsters scrum and win a tight head - that was embarrassing


Cheetahs leading 26 - 9 against a team they have never beaten.....another Dweba try amd  Peinar converts..
What's happened to the Irish they are getting hammered..

Oct 11, 2019, 20:12

Cheetas looking like the early favourites. Just watched the game now, and their attacking play was miles ahead of many SA teams. They look a bit like the Lions team over the last few years, with backs running varied supporting lines, and long passes the order of the day. 


Lots of player depth with a good mix of black, colour, and white in more positions than before- especially front row players.

Oct 11, 2019, 20:15

The Cheetahs won the game 40-16,  Six tries scored to one,  Interesting game to watch,

Oct 11, 2019, 20:18

...just beat , Munster, Glasgow, and Ulster by big margins in the last three weeks - teams they have'nt previously won against so they must take some confidence out of that ...

Oct 11, 2019, 20:38

Perhaps these teams are missing their internationals? 

Oct 11, 2019, 20:47

Yes missing plenty of internationals and the Cheetahs are currently in overdrive.Good start though ,last year they only won their first about the sixth game.

Oct 11, 2019, 20:49

...you could also say visiting teams struggled with altitude but still great start to the season regardless...Ox Nche is leaving for the Sharks i think which will be a big loss for the Cheetahs ..

Oct 12, 2019, 10:29

There are two aspects that is clear,  The game of the Cheetahs has improved both in attack and defense,   I agree that the three clubs motioned lost a number of contracted players to WC squads, but the score losses were huge their point difference after three games is 95 points - and one has to credit the Cheetahs for improved performances  as well.     

 
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