Cheslin Kolbe’s try guided Toulouse to a 24-16 win over Wasps, while there were also European Champions Cup wins for Gloucester, the Glasgow Warriors, Leinster and Toulon on Saturday.
Akker van der Merwe says he understands the reasoning behind his omission from the Springboks’ end-of-year tour squad. DYLAN JACK reports.
Akker van der Merwe says he is happy to keep rotating at the Sharks, but does not want to be typecast as a super-sub. DYLAN JACK reports.
Cecil Afrika says he expects the Blitzboks to bounce back from a poor start to the World Rugby Sevens Series in the second tournament in Cape Town this weekend. DYLAN JACK reports.
Former Stormers, Western Province and Bath loose forward Nick Köster will officially retire at the end of this week.
Pieter-Steph du Toit says he focused on improving his individual defensive technique this year, writes DYLAN JACK.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s English Premiership, Pro14, French Top 14 and Japanese Top League matches involving South African players.
Clermont beat Montpellier 28-23, while there were also French Top 14 wins for Agen, La Rochelle, Lyon, Toulon, Bordeaux and Toulouse.
The Glasgow Warriors beat the Scarlets 29-20, while there were also Pro14 wins for Munster, the Ospreys, Ulster, Connacht, Leinster and Treviso.
Connacht ensured that the Cheetahs finished the first half of the season on a low by winning 21-17 in Bloemfontein on Saturday. DYLAN JACK reports.