The Vodacom Bulls have confirmed the signing of Cobus Wiese from 1 July, after Sale Sharks announced the departure of the utility forward at the end of the season.
Cobus Reinach continued his excellent scoring form to aid Montpellier’s rise, while Rohan Janse van Rensburg dotted down for a debut try in Japan.
In a major coup for Welsh club Cardiff, head coach Matt Sherratt has added one of SA rugby’s experienced coaching exports to his staff.
Cobus Reinach scored an incredible solo try to help Montpellier secure a major upset against Siya Kolisi’s Racing 92, while a Springbok battle took place in Japan.
South African-born loose forward Ruan Ackermann has ended speculations of a return home by extending his contract at Premiership club Gloucester.
Harlequins utility back Tyrone Green eyes a first Springbok call-up amid the shifting landscape of the national team structures.
Former Junior Springbok captain Jeremy Ward continued his superb season for Stade Francais as the nailbiting battle for the Top 14 took centre stage.
Jan Serfontein has reportedly decided to extend his contract with Montpellier, pouring cold water on a potential return home for the veteran Springbok centre.
An action-packed weekend featured no fewer than 10 South African try-scorers in the Premiership and Top 14, with Juarno Augustus opening his account for Northampton Saints.
Double world champion Springboks Jesse Kriel and Faf de Klerk have both undergone surgery while playing in Japan, and face a spell on the sidelines.