Following Aphiwe Dyantyi’s failed drug test, JOHN GOLIATH looks at five other prominent Springboks who also tested positive for banned substances.
Wasps forward Ashley Johnson’s backdated six-month suspension for an anti-doping violation will expire before the new season begins.
Faf de Klerk inspired Sale to a shock 18-15 win over Northampton, while Gloucester, Bath, Worcester, Wasps and Exeter were all victorious in round nine of the English Premiership.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s English Premiership and French Top 14 matches, involving South African players.
Wasps beat the Northampton Saints 38-22 to snap a four-game losing streak, while there were also English Premiership wins for the Exeter Chiefs, Harlequins, Saracens, Leicester Tigers and Gloucester.