The Springboks will be without one of their most imposing players for the series decider against Wales in Cape Town on Saturday.
Andre Esterhuizen will face Owen Farrell for the first time since the two clashed in a controversial tackle during a Test match between the Springboks and England in 2018.
Three-time British & Irish Lions tourist Will Greenwood has selected four SA-born players in his English Premiership team of the season.
Springbok centre Andre Esterhuizen had his sensational form for Harlequins rewarded with the RPA players’ player of the year award at the Premiership awards evening on Wednesday.
It will take more than a few bumps and bruises to stop ‘man of steel’ Andre Esterhuizen from showing Jacques Nienaber why he deserves a Springbok recall.
The in-form Andre Esterhuizen is reportedly set for a Springbok recall for the three-Test series against Wales in July.
Here’s a wrap of all the action involving South African players in the UK, Ireland, France and Japan, including Andre Esterhuizen’s last-gasp winner for Harlequins in the English Premiership.
Andre Esterhuizen was sold one of the best dummies ever seen in the lead-up to an incredible try for Harlequins on Saturday.
It was a good weekend for the Springbok centres playing overseas, as Andre Esterhuizen, Rohan Janse van Rensburg and Jan Serfontien all scored tries for their respective teams.
Springbok centre Andre Esterhuizen was on hand to finish off an excellently-worked team try as Harlequins returned to winning ways in the Premiership.