Ruan Pienaar rugby player
Ruan Pienaar rugby player

Ruan Pienaar

10th Mar 1984 1.87m/92kg Scrum Half

Springbok legend closes curtains on illustrious career

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

After an illustrious abd much decorated rugby career, former Springbok scrum-half  Ruan Pienaar will take to the field for the final time for his beloved Toyota Cheetahs side in the SA Cup derby against...

Ruan Pienaar takes the first step in his coaching career

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The former Springbok legend and Toyota Cheetah captain, Ruan Pienaar, will take the first steps in his coaching career when he officially joins the Free State u.21 and Toyota Academy coaching staff as...

Cheetahs gear up to take on Clermont

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In the EPCR Challenge Cup Round of 16, the Toyota Cheetahs will take on ASM Auvergne Clermont on Saturday, 6 April. The action at Stade Marcel Michelin in Clermont, France, kicks off at 13:30 (SA time),...

Toyota Cheetahs announce team to face Cavaliers

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Toyota Cheetahs will host the Sanlam Boland Cavaliers in the first SA Cup match on Friday, 22 March 2024. The game in Toyota Stadium kicks off at 18:00, and gates open at 16:30.  Tickets are...

All five SA teams qualify for European playoffs

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It was a rewarding weekend for the South African teams as all five sides qualified for the Round of 16 in the Investec Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup, with the Vodacom Bulls, DHL Stormers and Hollywoodbets...

Good weekend for Bulls, Stormers and Sharks in Europe

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls and DHL Stormers produced impressive performances over the weekend for an encouraging double for the South African teams in the Investec Champions Cup, while the Hollywoodbets Sharks...

Toyota Cheetahs look to get the job done

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toyota Cheetahs coach Hawies Fourie has called on the Pool 1 leaders to maintain their unbeaten start to their EPCR Challenge Cup campaign as they welcome Section Paloise to the NRCA Stadium in Amsterdam...

Jasper try clinches Toyota Cheetahs win in all-South Affrican affair

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Left winger Cohen Jasper scored a vital bonus-point try for Toyota Cheetahs as they edged out South African rivals Hollywoodbets Sharks by three points. The hosts’ second win of their...

Perfect Pienaar Powers Toyota Cheetahs to Victory

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scrum-half Ruan Pienaar was perfect from the tee in Toyota Cheetahs’ 33-15 win over Zebre Parma in their EPCR Challenge Cup opener at the Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi on Saturday. The former...

RWC-winners lead SA Rugby Awards nominations for 2023

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Five members of the Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok squad in France – Pieter-Steph du Toit, Eben Etzebeth, Siya Kolisi, Frans Malherbe and Damian Willemse – were nominated for the coveted...