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Cheetahs name enlarged training squad


The Cheetahs have named an enlarged Super Rugby squad

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Article Published: Tuesday 13 November 2012


The Cheetahs have named an enlarged Super Rugby squad with 11 new players up for consideration for the 2013 Super Rugby season.

The new players prop Caylib Oosthuizen (Lions), hooker Torsten van Jaarsveld (Pumas), prop Rossouw de Klerk (Bulls), lock Louis de Jager (Leopards), flank Tertius Daniller (Western Province), flyhalf Elgar Watts (Boland), centers Joubert Engelbrecht (Leopards) and Johann Sadie (Bulls), and Hendricks (Boks and Boland).

In addition centre JP Nel of NTT Communications in Japan, flyhalf Hansie Graaff (Tshwane University of Technology) have joined.

The list does also includes Sevens Springbok Cornal Hendricks but there is some confusion over his contract.

There are 17 players from the Griquas but Walter Venter, wing Luzuko Vulindlu and flank Wesley Wilkins have not been included while Graaff is the only player from the Griffons.

Injured players in the squad include Coenie Oosthuizen (back), lock Andries Ferreira (knee), flyhalf Johan Goosen (knee), loose forwards Heinrich Brussow (shoulder), Philip van der Walt (knee) and Lappies Labuschagne (ankle).

The 50 strong extended Cheetahs squad is as follow.

Forwards:

Steph Roberts Caylib Oosthuizen, Trevor Nyakane Coenie Oosthuizen, Lourens Adriaanse, Rossouw de Klerk, Ryno Barnes, Adriaan Strauss, Hercu Liebenberg, Torsten van Jaarsveld, Ligtoring Landman, Francois Uys, Andries Ferreira, Edwin Hewitt, Martin Muller, Waltie Vermeulen, Louis de Jager Marnus Schoeman, Lappies Labuschagne, Heinrich Brussow, Boom Prinsloo, Justin Downey, Davon Raubenheimer, Philip van der Walt, Leon Karemaker, Tertius Daniller.

Backs:

Marnus Hugo, Sarel Pretorius, Pieter van Zyl, Tewis de Bruyn, Johan Goosen, Francois Brummer, Hansel Graaff, Elgar Watts, Barry Geel, Robert Ebersohn, Joubert Engelbrecht, Jean Stemmet, Johann Sadie, JP Nel, Rocco Jansen, Raymond Rhule Cornal Hendricks, Jannie Boshoff, Dusty Noble, Rayno Benjamin, Nico Scheepers, Willie le Roux, Hennie Daniller, Riaan Smit.

 

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