D-Day has arrived for the cheetahs. Will they or will not they play within the Intercontinental Cup?
The Intercontinental Cup is meant to be a contest that can be performed between groups from Europe, Asia and probably Russia in addition to the Cheetahs who had been beforehand eradicated from Tremendous Rugby after which additionally from ProRugby in Europe.
Cheetah coach Hawies Fourie mentioned he would know extra after talking with SA Rugby on Wednesday.
“We nonetheless do not find out about future competitions,” mentioned Fourie. “We are going to converse to SA Rugby once more on Wednesday.”
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With the Rainbow Cup kicking off in 17 days with the highest 4 SA franchises and groups from Eire, Scotland, Wales and Italy, the cheetahs are nonetheless within the air.
Nevertheless, the Bloemfontein-based staff has returned to coaching – even with out a competitors to arrange for because it won’t participate within the Rainbow Cup.
“The Intercontinental Cup has but to be confirmed,” mentioned Fourie, “however we don’t know about groups or fixtures.”
Fourie is hoping to have a dialogue with SA Rugby’s Rugby Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus and Bok coach Jacques Nienaber subsequent week once they go to the cheetahs as a part of their preparation for the worldwide season.
“As for our quick future … we may play in opposition to and in opposition to who on this competitors, hopefully we are going to get some clarification earlier than the tip of the week,” mentioned Fourie.
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