Richard Ferguson

Cheetahs name touring squad

Written by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson)

Posted in :Cheetahs, Original Content, Super Rugby on 1 Mar 2012 at 11:14
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The Cheetahs have announced their squad of 26 players that will tour Australia and New Zealand, with news that Coenie Oosthuizen returning in time to take his spot on the plane.

There are a few missing names from the 26 that are touring, with Waltie Vermeulen returning to his medical studies for the time being, while Lappies Labuschagné’s Varsity Cup injury from a week ago costs him the tour.

Their replacements in the 26 man squad are George Earle and Justin Downey respectively.

Amongst the other missing in action are Barry Geel, Francois Uys and Dusty Noble.

Cheetahs touring party:

Coenie Oosthuizen, Trevor Nyakane, Adriaan Strauss, Hercu Liebenberg, WP Nel, Lourens Adriaanse, Andries Ferreira, George Earle, Izak van der Westhuizen, Heinrich Brüssow, Justin Downey, Philip van der Walt, Ashley Johnson, Davon Raubenheimer

Pieter van Zyl, Tewis de Bruyn, Sias Ebersohn, Johan Goosen, Philip Snyman, Andries Strauss, Robert Ebersohn, Rayno Benjamin, Cameron Jacobs, Rocco Jansen, Willie le Roux, Hennie Daniller


  • good work Justin… very proud!

  • Comment 1, posted at 01.03.12 11:26:02 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 1) : Hope he gets some game time! Also keen to see Cameron Jacobs!

  • Comment 2, posted at 01.03.12 11:27:32 by ChrisS Reply
  • So the Cheetahs obviously have no issues with the druken lout getting into bar fights. 🙁 I see he’s going on tour.

  • Comment 3, posted at 01.03.12 11:33:49 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 3) : Loved your comment on News24! 😆

  • Comment 4, posted at 01.03.12 11:40:24 by Ice Reply
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  • What’s the story with Marcel van der Merwe?

    Thought for sure he would be understudy to Coenie.

  • Comment 5, posted at 01.03.12 12:14:48 by hendrikp Reply

  • @robdylan (Comment 1) : How long is Lelia Masaga out for?

  • Comment 6, posted at 01.03.12 13:26:44 by ChrisS Reply
  • @hendrikp (Comment 5) : How long is Lelia Masaga out for? Have hom in my FL team. Just had to get rid of Schalk.

  • Comment 7, posted at 01.03.12 13:27:28 by ChrisS Reply
  • @hendrikp (Comment 5) : And he IS the understudy, Coenie is touring he is not.

  • Comment 8, posted at 01.03.12 15:23:08 by KSA Shark © Reply

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