New adventure for BlitzBokke star Specman

Posted on Jun 1 2017 - 8:37am by Mike Jansen ([email protected])

Thursday, 01 June 2017


South African rugby franchise the Cheetahs have announced the inclusion of Springbok 7s star Rosko Speckmagic Specman in their Tens side.

The team will play in the World Club Tens tournament to be hosted at Mauritius’ Anjalay Stadium on June 17 and 18.

Two former BlitzBokke Rayno Benjamin and William Small-Smith (pictured below) will also turn out for the Bloemfontein side.

Former Springbok Sevens player William Small Smith (Pic Mark Kolbe/Getty)

The annual tournament is organised by Carinat Sports Marketing, a Hong Kong based company now headed by former Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer.

A team owned by Carinat and coached by Meyer, the Africa Pacific Barbarians will also play in the tournament.

The Cheetahs Tens team for the World Club Tens tournament is:

Charles Marais

Jacques du Toit

Carl Wegner

Armand Koster

Reniel Hugo

Elandré Huggett

Danie Mienie

Rayno Benjamin

Ali Mgijima

Niell Jordaan

Henco Venter

Junior Pokomela

Niel Marais

Tian Meyer

Ruan van Rensburg

William Small-Smith

JW Jonker

Luther Obi

Rosko Specman

Coach: Rory Duncan


The Springbok7s danger-man Rosko Specman (file picture)