Cheetahs devour Eagles in Currie Cup friendly

The Cheetahs were too strong for the South Western District Eagles in their compulsory friendly rugby match at Outeniqua Park, George on Friday night.


The Free Staters won by 42-15 after leading 28-7 at halftime.

The visitors scored six tries to two and dominated all phases of the match. They got the upperhand up front and controlled proceedings throughout.

The Cheetahs were especially strong in the loose department and set a solid platform for their backs to play the ball wide.


Meyer Bosman had a great game at centre, while Louis Strydom was also on top of his game at flyhalf.


For SWD prop Brood van der Westhuizen, flanker Victor Joubert and winger Normal Nelson tried hard throughout.


Final Score Eagles 15 Cheetahs 42 


Tries: Bobby Joubert and Bevin Fortuin.
Conversion: Ricardo Croy.
Penalty: Jandre Blom

Tries: Andries Strauss, Louis Strydom, Meyer Bosman, Richardt Strauss, Johan Wessels and Lionel Mapoe.
Conversions: Jacques-Louis Potgieter (3), Strydom (3).

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