Richard Ferguson

Floors handed lifeline

Written by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson)

Posted in :Cheetahs, Currie Cup, Original Content on 21 Jun 2012 at 09:06
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Kabamba Floors has been given a lifeline on what seems to be a flagging rugby career, with Volksblad reporting that Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské is giving the 31 year old flanker the chance to prove his fitness ahead of the Currie Cup season.

Floors has been sidelined for more than a year due to a knee injury, which he sustained during Super Rugby last year, and never got a contract extension from the Bloemfontein side. Now though, Floors has the chance to get back in the white and orange colours, and get a new contract, should he impress during training.

The Cheetahs are already without Juan Smith, and are losing players to Europe at the rate of knots, with Floors potentially an experienced candidate who can help the Cheetahs be competitive in the Currie Cup later this year.


  • Good news for Kabamba.
    P.S. Flogging should be flagging.

  • Comment 1, posted at 21.06.12 09:11:03 by lostfish Reply
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  • Good luck dude. Always been a real trier.

  • Comment 2, posted at 21.06.12 09:18:43 by Big Fish Reply
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  • Good luck Kabamba.

    Is Juan still struggling with the injury he picked up last year?

  • Comment 3, posted at 21.06.12 09:25:24 by Ben Reply
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  • Will be great to see him back. It’s going to leave the Cheetahs with a rather small loose trio, assuming Brussow will also be playing.
    As for Juan Smith, he’s one of the all-time greats but I reckon his heart hasn’t been in rugby since his father passed away a few years ago – just doesn’t appear to have that same desire anymore – very sad.

  • Comment 4, posted at 21.06.12 09:38:29 by CDRhino Reply

  • @CDRhino (Comment 4) : I disagree. Juan has given his all every time he has put on a Cheetahs or Bok jersey..

  • Comment 5, posted at 21.06.12 09:51:15 by Ben Reply
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  • Glad to see him back!! Wondered where he’d gone!

  • Comment 6, posted at 21.06.12 09:53:40 by ChrisS Reply
  • @CDRhino (Comment 4) : He is also had a really bad injury to come back from and the Cheetahs are notorious for rushing the players and re-injuring them

  • Comment 7, posted at 21.06.12 09:56:08 by lostfish Reply
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  • when the hell did Kabamba turn 31?

    My word… makes me feel old.

  • Comment 8, posted at 21.06.12 09:58:36 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Ben (Comment 5) I’m not questioning how he plays when he’s fit, but rather his desire to be fit and to get onto the field. Just think how long his injury layoffs have been in the last few years.

  • Comment 9, posted at 21.06.12 10:01:36 by CDRhino Reply

  • @lostfish (comment 7). Fair point. I suppose you can’t really blame the Cheetahs considering they have few “stars” so they want them on the field as much as possible.

  • Comment 10, posted at 21.06.12 10:07:20 by CDRhino Reply

  • Juan’s career is finished,we can’t honestly expect him to ever be the same again,great player,but he should call it a day now

  • Comment 11, posted at 21.06.12 13:14:09 by Ludz Reply

  • Not like Naka had any other option. He has no choice BUT to give Floors a “lifeline”.

  • Comment 12, posted at 22.06.12 07:48:19 by JustPlainSHARK Reply


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