The Vodacom Bulls have officially confirmed that Springbok prop Trevor Nyakane will be joining French club Racing 92 in the coming days.
The South African teams resume their respective Vodacom United Rugby Championship campaigns with the landscape having changed a bit since they last played seven weeks ago.
After spending some time with the Springboks, hooker Johan Grobbelaar is itching to get onto the field and continue where he left off at the Vodacom Bulls.
On this day in 2012, Durban-born former Sharks centre Brad Barritt scored as England brought New Zealand’s 20-Test unbeaten run crashing down with a victory at Twickenham.
Stormers assistant coach Dawie Snyman has confirmed that Springbok prop Steven Kitshoff and scrumhalf Herschel Jantjies will be rested for Saturday’s Vodacom United Rugby Championship match against the Lions in Cape Town.
Heinrich Brussow says the game has moved on from having one specialist fetcher and that is what makes the Springboks so dangerous at the breakdown.
Cardiff and the majority of the Munster squad are expected to return to the UK and Ireland in the next couple of days following the postponement of their Vodacom United Rugby Championship matches in South Africa.
Springbok and Montpellier flyhalf Handre Pollard has reportedly rejected a big-money offer from a Japanese club in favour of Leicester Tigers, a move which is expected to be confirmed this week.
The president of the Barbarians says he is considering taking legal action after former Wales flyhalf Jonathan Davies and ex-England captain Dylan Hartley both criticised Saturday’s cancelled match against Samoa.
Springbok centre Jan Serfontein powered his way over the tryline for the winning score in Montpellier’s victory over Castres in the Top 14 this weekend.