25/01/2020 - Pro14 - Cheetahs Steal It In The 80th Minute - The Isuzu Southern Kings almost made history when they lost to the Toyota Cheetahs with 30-31 after leading 13-0 at half time. Two tries by Rhyno Smith in the last five minutes gave the Cheetahs the much-needed win. The Isuzu Southern Kings lead for 80 minutes in the game until Rhyno Smith scored a converted try in the
05/01/2020 - Pro 14 - 13 Man Kings Fought Couragesly But Simply Could Not Keep Up With Edinburgh - Edinburgh built on last weekend’s 1872 Cup success with a nine-try win over 13-man Isuzu Southern Kings (61-13), who fought courageously on their first Guinness PRO14 appearance since November. Pieter Scholtz’s early red card undermined
04/01/2020 - Pro14 - Free State Looked Rusty In Their First Loss Ever To Zebre - The Toyota Cheetahs lost their first match ever against Zebre with 41-13 after trailing 8-20 at half time. The five weeks of "rest" showed, with the Cheetahs struggling to contain the Zebre team who won two of their last three games. They won 36-25 against Benetton two weeks ago in their
03/01/2020 - Pro14 - Schalk Ferreira Back For Isuzu Southern Kings - The experienced Schalk Ferreira will taste his first bit of Guinness PRO14 action for the 2019/20 season when he earns a starting berth for the Isuzu Southern Kings in their clash against Edinburgh Rugby on Saturday, January 4. The 35-year-old will be making a return from a back injury that has
03/01/2020 - Pro14 - Toyota Cheetahs Name Team To Play Against Zebre - “It is important for us to win this match. We are third on the log, two points ahead of Glasgow and they’ve played two games more than us. We’ll have to use the opportunity to stay in a good position on the log, while competing with Ulster for second position.”
03/01/2020 - Pro14 - Preview Round 10 - The two South African teams return to Europe after a lengthy lay-off with their last matches played on 30 November 2019. The Toyota Cheetahs played their last match against the Ospreys and returned home with a well-deserved win of 18-13. The Isuzu Southern Kings, however, went down 12-24 against Connacht.
01/01/2020 - Pro 14 - Isuzu Southern Kings Travels Injury Free To Murrayfield - The Isuzu Southern Kings team headed for Scotland yesterday ahead of their Guinness PRO14 clash against Edinburgh Rugby at BT Murrayfield on Saturday, January 4. After a short Christmas break, the side has been hard at training over the past week in preparation for their first match of
30/12/2019 - Pro 14 - Toyota Free State Announce Touring Squad - The Toyota Cheetahs will be travelling to Italy in two groups on Tuesday and Wednesday for their first Guinness PRO14 match of 2020. They will be taking on Zebre at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi in Parma on Saturday, 4 December at 17:00 (SA time).
30/12/2019 - Pro14 - Cheetahs Still 3rd In Conference "A" After Round 10 - The top of the log clash in Conference A went as per the general expectation, with Leinster winning away against arch rivals Munster at Thomond Park in the late game on Saturday, but the earlier clash between Edinburgh and Glasgow Warriors at Murrayfield would have been of greater
23/12/2019 - Pro 14 - Munster & Leinster Set Up Mouth-Watering Showdown - Hard fought derby wins for Johann van Graan’s Munster side and defending champions Leinster set up a mouth-watering clash this coming weekend where the two top Irish sides will battle it out for PRO14 bragging rights. Both sides won their respective Irish derbies and continued
17/12/2019 - Pro14 - Round Eight Preview - It’s derby time! After two more rounds of European action, the Guinness PRO14 returns this weekend with six derbies across four countries. That includes a pair of top-of-the-table battles between Leinster and Ulster, on Friday night, and then Connacht and Munster on Saturday. As well as the Inter-Pros, there will be
10/12/2019 - Pro 14 - Hawies Fourie Banking On Second Half Of PRO14 Rugby Competition To Seal A Lucrative Playoff Place - Toyota Cheetahs coach Hawies Fourie is banking on the second half of the PRO14 Rugby competition to help seal a lucrative playoff place. And Fourie knows all too well, much of their hopes will be pinned on a series of games in South
07/12/2019 - 7's - Kempson To Stay On As Interim Kings Coach - Isuzu Southern Kings director of rugby Robbi Kempson will continue performing the role of head coach to the Eastern Cape team until the end of the current Guinness PRO 14 season. Kempson remains determined to appoint a high calibre coach to take charge of the senior team but he has given
01/12/2019 - Pro14 - Guinness PRO14 South African Review – Round 7 - “The last three to four minutes on our own try-line really had my nerves on end. I’m very impressed with the character of the team to keep them from scoring. To stop some of those mauls on our own try-line was impressive and in general our defence was exceptional on the night.
30/11/2019 - Pro14 - Cheetahs Ends Losing Streak Against The Ospreys - Toyota Cheetahs travelled to Wales hoping to end their recent Guinness PRO14 away day blues, facing an Ospreys side who have suffered five consecutive defeats in all competitions and lie sixth in Conference A. The Toyota Cheetahs scored first after a brilliant try by William Small-Smith
30/11/2019 - Pro14 - Southern Kings Still Looking For Their First Irish Scalp - Although the Isuzu Southern Kings made history in their stunning win against the Ospreys a month ago, winning their first-ever match outside South Africa they could not tick off another first tonight. Connacht's win with 24-12 left the Southern Kings still looking for their first win
09/11/2019 - Pro14 - Cheetahs Return Home Without Any Wins - The Toyota Cheetahs will return home after three weeks on tour, with no win to show for their efforts. The Cardiff Blues took full advantage from the Cheetahs' ill-discipline and converted four penalties within 20 minutes to secure a 30-17 win after they lead with 17-14 at halftime.
07/11/2019 - Pro14 - Kings Fly In Replacements - The Isuzu Southern Kings have flown in replacements ahead of their final PRO14 tour game against the Ospreys on Saturday. The Kings have lost their captain JC Astle to an upper respiratory infection, with the lock returning home, while tighthead Rossouw de Klerk has an ankle injury and will also
07/11/2019 - Pro14 - Junior Pokomela To Claim His 50th Cap - Toyota Cheetahs loose forward Junior Pokomela may have all his attention on hitting the books for exams this week, but that will change on Saturday when he turns his focus to the Cardiff Blues to claim his 50th cap for the franchise. Pokomela, who hails from Grey High School in Port Elizabeth,
06/11/2019 - Pro 14 - Round 6 Preview - Cullen’s men dismantled Dragons 50-15 at RDS Arena on Friday night, marshalled around the field by 20-year-old fly-half Harry Byrne, a display worthy of being the only unbeaten side left in the competition. Could that run end in Round 6 though? Some are predicting so with the defending champions heading to
02/11/2019 - Pro14 - Scarlets Edge Past Cheetahs In Gritty Affair - Scarlets bounced back from last weekend’s disappointment at Edinburgh to battle past a defiant Toyota Cheetahs and continue their impressive start to the Guinness PRO14 season. It was at times a war of attrition in Llanelli in what were unfavourable rugby conditions, with the visitors
02/11/2019 - Pro14 - Kings Thumped By Glasgow Warriors - Eight-try Glasgow Warriors got their Guinness PRO14 season firmly up and running with a thumping 50-0 victory over winless and lacklustre Isuzu Southern Kings at Scotstoun. First-half scores from Grant Stewart, Matt Fagerson, Callum Gibbins, Oli Kebble and Nikola
01/11/2019 - Pro14 - Jospeh Dweba In His 50th Match for Toyota Cheetahs Against Scarlets - The Toyota Cheetahs will be taking on Scarlets on Saturday, 2 November at Parc y Scarlets in Llanelli, Wales. The action kicks off at 17:00 (SA time). Live on SuperSport 2, Premier Sports, and DAZN. The two sides have met on three previous
01/11/2019 - Pro14 - The Kings Will Be Up Against Six Returning World Cup Stars - Warriors host Kings as both look to bounce back from their respected losses last weekend. Glasgow lost 18-5 to the Dragons in a rain-soaked match while the Isuzu Southern Kings left it too late against Benetton and lost 30-36. Glasgow Warriors are
31/10/2019 - Pro14 - Ruaan Lerm To Lead Kings Against Glasgow Warriors - Isuzu Southern Kings No8, Ruaan Lerm, will lead the side as captain when they take on Glasgow Warriors, at Scotstoun Stadium on Friday, November 1. Lerm will lead a side that sees a single change to the forwards pack, with an additional positional switch, to the team that
30/10/2019 - Pro 14 - Round Five Preview - As the plot thickens in the Guinness PRO14 last weekend confirmed a number of things for us: Leinster are going to take some stopping in defence of their title, Dragons are onto something this season and Conference B is going to chop and change all season long. The pace only quickens with two successive
29/10/2019 - Pro14 - JP Ferreira Extend Contract With Munster - Former Lions defence coach JP Ferreira has extended his contract with PRO14 Rugby team Munster for another two years. Ferreira, who left South Africa two seasons ago to join former Springbok assistant coach Johann van Graan at the Irish side, will stay at the team until at
29/10/2019 - Pro14 - Major Injury Blow For Southern Kings - The Isuzu Southern Kings were dealt a massive blow when they lost their kingpin and flyhalf Demetri Catrakilis to injury during Saturday’s PRO14 Rugby defeat at the hands of Italian side Benetton. Catrakilis has been diagnosed with a hyperextended elbow and has been sent back to
28/10/2019 - Pro14 - South African Teams Struggle In The First Week On Tour - It was double heartbreak for both South African sides in the PRO14 championship on Saturday night as a last-gasp try by Connacht midfielder Tom Farrell ended the Toyota Cheetahs unbeaten run while the Isuzu Southern Kings fought back in the second half but
26/10/2019 - Pro 14 - Cheetahs Lost The Game In The 85th Minute Against Connacht - Connacht lead 14-05 at halftime but two tries by the Toyotas Cheetahs gave them a 14-22 lead with ten minutes to go. However, Swanepoel’s red card for a headbutt transformed the game and replacement Farrell immediately powered over from just a metre out to reduce the gap.
26/10/2019 - Pro14 - Southern Kings Leave It Too Late Against Bennetton - The Southern Kings still are looking for their first win of the 2019/2020 Pro14 season. They lost the first match of their 3-week tour with 36-30 against Benneton. Bennetton, on the other hand, scored their first win of the season after welcoming back five Italian
26/10/2019 - Pro14 - Isuzu Southern Kings Need To Convert Opportunities Today - The Kings have conceded the least penalties in the championship and back it up with the best lineout stats in the tournament, and coach Robbie Kempson believes if they can now use these strengths to turn possession into points they will do well. “This tour is going to be very
26/10/2019 - Pro14 - Toyota Cheetahs Want To Continue Brilliant Form On Tour - Pienaar, who spent several seasons at Ulster, knows all too well what the Toyota Cheetahs are in for, and the team will rely heavily on the skipper’s experience going into the contest. The veteran Springbok scrumhalf believes while the Toyota Cheetahs need to box clever, there is
25/10/2019 - Pro 14 - Southern Kings Announce Team vs Benetton - Former South Africa Sevens star, Sithole, who provided backline cover from the bench in the opening three matches of the 2019/20 Guinness PRO14 season at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, will make his first start of the season at outside centre where he will partner up with
25/10/2019 - Pro14 - Cheetahs Announce Team vs Connacht - “I believe that we are in a good place, coming from a successful Currie Cup season and having won the first three Guinness PRO14 matches, the players know what is expected for them and they know what to do where on the field.” Said Hawies Fourie ahead of his first official game
24/10/2019 - Pro14 - Kings Looking To Impress On Tour - The Isuzu Southern Kings will be looking to take another step forward as they head off onto their first tour of the 2019/20 PRO14 Rugby season with a tough season opener against Italian side Benetton on Saturday. But the Kings have added the brainstrust of former Springbok attack coach
24/10/2019 - Pro 14 - Orie Joins Ospreys On Short Term Loan - Springbok lock Marvin Orie has joined the Ospreys on a short-term loan until the end of December. Orie will leave this weekend to join the Welsh club and is set to play for them in the PRO14 Championship for the next three months before returning to take up his role for his Super Rugby franchise, the Lions.
18/10/2019 - Pro14 - Swys De Bruin Joins Kings With Immediate Effect - De Bruin is a widely sought-after rugby brain and comes with a wealth of coaching experience having recently been the attack coach of the Springboks team as well as Head Coach of the Lions from 2017 until earlier this year. He has also previously coached the Sharks, Griquas and South
18/10/2019 - Pro14 - The Cheetahs Topping All Charts And The Kings Aint That Bad Either - The Toyota Cheetahs are averaging a massive 50 points per game at home thanks to a rousing unbeaten start to this season’s PRO14 Rugby Championship that sees them topping the competition stats in several categories. And while South Africa’s other franchise