Etzebeth may return for Cheetahs clash
DHL Western Province Stormers lock, Eben Etzebeth, is likely to return to the team for their pre-season match against the Toyota Free State Cheetahs at Newlands on Friday evening.
The Stormers recorded their first pre-season match win when they beat the SWD Eagles 34-3 at Outeniqua Park on Saturday.
Etzebeth has rested from this past weekend’s trip to George and returned to full training with the team on Monday afternoon.
Loose forwards Nizaam Carr, who is recovering from a viral infection and Siya Kolisi, who has a small hamstring injury will both be unavailable for selection this week, along with fullback, Jaco Taute, who has a knee injury.
The Stormers team, who will be facing the Cheetahs this Friday, will be announced on Tuesday afternoon.
After Friday’s match, Province will conclude their three-match Super Rugby preparation against the Boland Cavaliers on the 7th of February.
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Orlando Pirates midfielder, Sifiso Myeni, has said that his team should not underestimate Chippa United, when they clash in their Premier Soccer League (PSL) match at the Orlando Stadium this evening.
Toyota Free State Cheetah coach, Naka Drotske, has announced his team who will be taking on the Cell C Sharks for their Super Rugby match in Bloemfontein on Saturday afternoon.
DHL Western Province Stormers coach, Allister Coetzee, is worried about the availability of lock, Eben Etzebeth for this week’s Super Rugby match.
Cell C Sharks Director of Rugby, Gary Gold, has defended centre Frans Steyn’s aggressive tactics used in the Super Rugby match against the DHL Western Province Stormers at Newlands on Saturday.
Platinum Stars coach, Allan Freese, has praised his team for their hard fought 1-0 victory against Moroka Swallows, in their ABSA Premiership Soccer League (PSL) match at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium on Sunday.
Emirates Golden Lions coach, Johan Ackermann, has announced his team that will be facing the Blues for their 2015 Super Rugby match at the North Harbour Stadium in Auckland on Saturday.
Toyota Free State Cheetahs fullback, Willie le Roux, has said that there currently is good energy within his team, who are preparing for their fourth 2015 Super Rugby match against the Vodacom Blue Bulls at the Free State Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The Emirates Golden Lions Rugby Union has let former Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Madibaz coach, Brent Janse van Rensburg, out of his current contract in order for him to join the Eastern Province Kings as their defence coach.
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