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# cheetahs - Sunday 1 May, 2022

Rare Asiatic cheetah cubs born in captivity in Iran
# Cheetah Cubs
# Cheetah Cubs

Rare Asiatic cheetah cubs born in captivity in Iran

May 1st 2022, 1:45 PM 20,463 Views 1 Comment

There are just a dozen cheetahs known to be living in Iran.

# cheetahs - Friday 2 October, 2020

The PRO14 is flawed but what other option do Ireland's provinces have?
# Guinness Pro14
From The42
# Guinness Pro14

The PRO14 is flawed but what other option do Ireland's provinces have?

Oct 2nd 2020, 6:52 AM 7,682 Views 23 Comments

The arrival of a new PRO14 season could hardly be more low key but despite its many faults, Ireland’s four provinces are dependent on it.

# cheetahs - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Confirmed: SA Rugby votes its big four into expanded Pro16 as Cheetahs get the boot
# Big Changes
From The42
# Big Changes

Confirmed: SA Rugby votes its big four into expanded Pro16 as Cheetahs get the boot

Updated Sep 29th 2020, 8:06 PM 49,356 Views 30 Comments

The Bulls, Stormers, Sharks, and Lions are set to join the expanded competition.

# cheetahs - Monday 28 September, 2020

SA Rugby announces new seven-team 'Super Rugby Unlocked' competition
# Derbies
From The42
# Derbies

SA Rugby announces new seven-team 'Super Rugby Unlocked' competition

Sep 28th 2020, 3:38 PM 8,246 Views 4 Comments

The Cheetahs, Pumas, and Griquas have joined the four existing Super Rugby sides.

# cheetahs - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Pro14 confirm expansion talks to include high-profile South African teams
# New Faces
From The42
# New Faces

Pro14 confirm expansion talks to include high-profile South African teams

Sep 23rd 2020, 11:57 AM 12,246 Views 18 Comments

However, there won’t be any South African involvement in the new season until 2021 at the earliest.

# cheetahs - Saturday 22 February, 2020

No winning Belfast return for Pienaar as Ulster claim victory over Cheetahs
# Home Comforts
From The42
# Home Comforts

No winning Belfast return for Pienaar as Ulster claim victory over Cheetahs

Feb 22nd 2020, 9:59 PM 11,084 Views 6 Comments

Tries from Ireland prop Tom O’Toole and winger Robert Baloucoune sent Ulster ten points clear of the Cheetahs.

# cheetahs - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

'We do miss everyone here, we miss Belfast' - Pienaar speaks out ahead of return with Cheetahs
# Return To Ravenhill
From The42
# Return To Ravenhill

'We do miss everyone here, we miss Belfast' - Pienaar speaks out ahead of return with Cheetahs

Feb 19th 2020, 6:50 AM 7,769 Views 10 Comments

The scrum-half speaks to The42 ahead of the Pro14 clash between sides old and new.

# cheetahs - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Ruan Pienaar comes on to kick winning points as Cheetahs stage remarkable comeback
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Ruan Pienaar comes on to kick winning points as Cheetahs stage remarkable comeback

Jan 25th 2020, 9:47 PM 12,724 Views 1 Comment

Rhyno Smith scored twice in the closing stages against Southern Kings to again secure the bragging rights for the Cheetahs.

# cheetahs - Thursday 28 November, 2019

'You've got to respect the decision that David Nucifora made' - Ruan Pienaar
# Family Man
From The42
# Family Man

'You've got to respect the decision that David Nucifora made' - Ruan Pienaar

Updated Nov 28th 2019, 3:00 PM 31,780 Views 30 Comments

The 35-year-old is now back in South Africa after the IRFU performance director forced him to leave Ulster in 2017.

# cheetahs - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Tom Farrell's stoppage-time try sees Connacht clinch bonus point win against Cheetahs
# Late Late Show
From The42
# Late Late Show

Tom Farrell's stoppage-time try sees Connacht clinch bonus point win against Cheetahs

Oct 26th 2019, 7:35 PM 14,199 Views 46 Comments

Andy Friend’s side coughed up a nine point lead but pushed late for a dramatic win on Saturday.

# cheetahs - Friday 4 October, 2019

'Not a new boy any more,' Ulster out-half Burns hoping to relive 2018 South Africa heroics
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

'Not a new boy any more,' Ulster out-half Burns hoping to relive 2018 South Africa heroics

Oct 4th 2019, 9:16 AM 4,379 Views 3 Comments

The northern province face the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein tomorrow.

# cheetahs - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Major coup for Pro14 outfit Cheetahs as Pienaar returns home
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Major coup for Pro14 outfit Cheetahs as Pienaar returns home

Jul 10th 2019, 4:00 PM 8,874 Views 10 Comments

The former Ulster scrum-half has signed for the South African side after a spell in France with Montpellier.

# cheetahs - Monday 15 April, 2019

Pro14 open to further expansion but Pumas and Griquas won't be joining
# Future
From The42
# Future

Pro14 open to further expansion but Pumas and Griquas won't be joining

Apr 15th 2019, 6:36 PM 13,208 Views 15 Comments

Adding two teams to make a Pro16 is one potential avenue for the league in the coming years.

# cheetahs - Friday 1 March, 2019

Leinster fail to fire but do more than enough to tame the Cheetahs
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Leinster fail to fire but do more than enough to tame the Cheetahs

Mar 1st 2019, 9:38 PM 13,020 Views 36 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side huffed and puffed through a disjointed game but made it seven straight wins.

Cheetahs centre apologises to Connacht's Fainga’a after disgusting act of foul play
# Remorse
From The42
# Remorse

Cheetahs centre apologises to Connacht's Fainga’a after disgusting act of foul play

Mar 1st 2019, 9:00 AM 29,995 Views 15 Comments

Nico Lee emptied the contents of his nose onto the Connacht flanker’s face during their recent Pro14 meeting.

# cheetahs - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Ruddock returns from injury as Cullen makes nine changes for Cheetahs
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

Ruddock returns from injury as Cullen makes nine changes for Cheetahs

Feb 28th 2019, 12:30 PM 6,872 Views 22 Comments

The Ireland flanker has shaken off a hamstring injury and will look to get minutes under his belt at the RDS on Friday night.

# cheetahs - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

13-week ban for Cheetahs player who cleared nose onto face of Connacht player
# Grim
From The42
# Grim

13-week ban for Cheetahs player who cleared nose onto face of Connacht player

Feb 20th 2019, 5:00 PM 77,367 Views 63 Comments

‘It is difficult to imagine how an act of foul play of this sort could be worse,’ said the disciplinary panel.

# cheetahs - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Late try from Jarrad Butler sees Connacht past Cheetahs and into third spot
# Playoff Rivals
From The42
# Playoff Rivals

Late try from Jarrad Butler sees Connacht past Cheetahs and into third spot

Feb 16th 2019, 7:55 PM 12,810 Views 20 Comments

A late penalty from Jack Carty and an even later try from Butler saw Andy Friend’s men prevail.

# cheetahs - Friday 15 February, 2019

Marmion on the bench as Connacht get international injection for Cheetahs clash
# Go West
From The42
# Go West

Marmion on the bench as Connacht get international injection for Cheetahs clash

Feb 15th 2019, 12:29 PM 6,415 Views 13 Comments

Dillane, Blade, Carty and Farrell all start for Connacht on Saturday evening.

# cheetahs - Friday 30 November, 2018

Five changes to Connacht side bidding for back-to-back wins in South Africa
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Five changes to Connacht side bidding for back-to-back wins in South Africa

Nov 30th 2018, 12:14 PM 5,912 Views 5 Comments

After defeating Southern Kings last weekend, Andy Friend’s men take on the Cheetahs tomorrow afternoon.

# cheetahs - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Late Haley try earns Munster first away win of the season in Bloemfontein
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Late Haley try earns Munster first away win of the season in Bloemfontein

Nov 4th 2018, 5:09 PM 13,255 Views 13 Comments

Haley and Rory Scannell scored late on as Johann van Graan’s side recorded an important victory over the Cheetahs.

# cheetahs - Friday 2 November, 2018

Johnston handed first Pro14 start at out-half as Bleyendaal captains Munster
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Johnston handed first Pro14 start at out-half as Bleyendaal captains Munster

Nov 2nd 2018, 12:01 PM 11,015 Views 16 Comments

Johann van Graan has named his team for Sunday’s Pro14 clash against the Cheetahs.

# cheetahs - Friday 21 September, 2018

Late Speight try earns dramatic draw on top of bonus point for Ulster against Cheetahs
# Away In Sa
From The42
# Away In Sa

Late Speight try earns dramatic draw on top of bonus point for Ulster against Cheetahs

Sep 21st 2018, 8:15 PM 11,227 Views 9 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men left Bloemfontein with three points after a 10-try thriller.

# cheetahs - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'It's not an easy place to come' - Payne knows big task in prospect as Ulster travel to Bloemfontein
# Ulster
From The42
# Ulster

'It's not an easy place to come' - Payne knows big task in prospect as Ulster travel to Bloemfontein

Sep 19th 2018, 8:32 AM 3,940 Views 4 Comments

Ulster defence coach Jared Payne knows his side face a tough trip to South Africa to take on the Cheetahs.

# cheetahs - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Analysis: Carbery debut gives Munster fans a glimpse of out-half's skills
# Joey
From The42
# Joey

Analysis: Carbery debut gives Munster fans a glimpse of out-half's skills

Sep 4th 2018, 3:08 PM 29,599 Views 37 Comments

The 22-year-old provided the assist for Dave O’Callaghan’s try at Thomond Park.

# cheetahs - Sunday 2 September, 2018

'In Munster, there's always going to be competition' - JJ impresses at 10
# Playmaker
From The42
# Playmaker

'In Munster, there's always going to be competition' - JJ impresses at 10

Sep 2nd 2018, 11:00 AM 10,946 Views 6 Comments

The 26-year-old will be battling with Joey Carbery for the out-half slot at Munster.

# cheetahs - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Munster happy with Carbery debut as scrum-half Cronin shines
# Fresh Faces
From The42
# Fresh Faces

Munster happy with Carbery debut as scrum-half Cronin shines

Sep 1st 2018, 8:49 PM 16,360 Views 15 Comments

The former Leinster out-half got a rousing reception at Thomond Park.

Carbery debuts as Munster start season with six-try win over Cheetahs
# Dominant
From The42
# Dominant

Carbery debuts as Munster start season with six-try win over Cheetahs

Sep 1st 2018, 7:13 PM 35,482 Views 34 Comments

Darren Sweetnam was man of the match for Johann van Graan’s team.

# cheetahs - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

'Munster's support won the hearts of South Africans, the way they follow their team'
# Province On Tour
From The42
# Province On Tour

'Munster's support won the hearts of South Africans, the way they follow their team'

Apr 18th 2018, 7:30 AM 14,816 Views 28 Comments

Johann van Graan is pleased with how Munster’s tour prepared them to take on Racing 92 this weekend.

# cheetahs - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Springbok out-half Goosen returns from 'retirement' against Munster
# Big Name
From The42
# Big Name

Springbok out-half Goosen returns from 'retirement' against Munster

Apr 12th 2018, 12:29 PM 14,869 Views 5 Comments

The 25-year-old comes straight into the Cheetahs’ 10 shirt.

Zebo returns at fullback as Munster mix things up for Cheetahs clash
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Zebo returns at fullback as Munster mix things up for Cheetahs clash

Apr 12th 2018, 12:09 PM 13,694 Views 13 Comments

Captain Peter O’Mahony is also back as Johann van Graan makes nine changes.

# cheetahs - Friday 6 April, 2018

Crucial Pro14 fixture pushed back after Cardiff endure 55-hour journey to South Africa
# Travel Chaos
From The42
# Travel Chaos

Crucial Pro14 fixture pushed back after Cardiff endure 55-hour journey to South Africa

Apr 6th 2018, 9:02 PM 11,619 Views 9 Comments

The Blues have only just arrived in Bloemfontein.

# cheetahs - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Scarlets bolster back row with addition of Springbok number eight
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Scarlets bolster back row with addition of Springbok number eight

Mar 20th 2018, 11:08 AM 7,804 Views 9 Comments

Uzair Cassiem is moving to the Welsh region from the Cheetahs.

# cheetahs - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Killer blow as Cheetahs edge Connacht at the death with last minute kick
# Cruel
From The42
# Cruel

Killer blow as Cheetahs edge Connacht at the death with last minute kick

Mar 3rd 2018, 8:27 PM 14,217 Views 29 Comments

A Niel Marais penalty in the last minute denied Connacht what looked set to be a historic victory in South Africa on Saturday.

'These are moments you can never get back': Muldoon determined to make final matches count
# Half A World Away
From The42
# Half A World Away

'These are moments you can never get back': Muldoon determined to make final matches count

Mar 3rd 2018, 12:05 AM 7,347 Views 3 Comments

While the rest of the Pro14 schedule has been snowed under, Connacht will face a formidable task at altitude in Bloemfontein.

# cheetahs - Friday 2 March, 2018

Dillane starts for Connacht against Cheetahs in Bloemfontein
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Dillane starts for Connacht against Cheetahs in Bloemfontein

Mar 2nd 2018, 12:43 PM 6,932 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland second row has travelled to South Africa for this weekend’s Pro14 game.

# cheetahs - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Connacht try to settle in heat and altitude while Ireland faces blizzard
# Faraway Fields
From The42
# Faraway Fields

Connacht try to settle in heat and altitude while Ireland faces blizzard

Mar 1st 2018, 8:52 AM 6,784 Views 3 Comments

‘We don’t have three weeks to acclimatise but we are confident.’

# cheetahs - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Connacht are too quick for the Cheetahs but miss out on bonus point in Galway
# Not Easy Being Green
From The42
# Not Easy Being Green

Connacht are too quick for the Cheetahs but miss out on bonus point in Galway

Nov 4th 2017, 9:56 PM 11,542 Views 29 Comments

Despite a late rally from the guests, Kieran Keane’s side held out.

# cheetahs - Friday 22 September, 2017

Leinster beaten in South Africa as Cullen's men stunned by the Cheetahs
# Big Scalp
From The42
# Big Scalp

Leinster beaten in South Africa as Cullen's men stunned by the Cheetahs

Sep 22nd 2017, 9:11 PM 19,616 Views 50 Comments

Barry Daly’s hat-trick was in vain as the hosts recorded a famous win.

# cheetahs - Thursday 21 September, 2017

50 up for JVDF as Kiwi pair return for Leinster after South African visa issue
# Rotation
From The42
# Rotation

50 up for JVDF as Kiwi pair return for Leinster after South African visa issue

Sep 21st 2017, 12:53 PM 8,103 Views 11 Comments

A foot injury will keep James Ryan out of action this week and also for the province’s return to the RDS.

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