Springbok flank Francois Louw has signed a one-year contract extension with Bath that will take him into his ninth season in the English Premiership.
Leinster cruised to a 37-19 victory against Wasps to finish top of Pool 1 and progress to the European Champions Cup quarter-finals, while Toulouse also won on Sunday.
Former Stormers, Western Province and Bath loose forward Nick Köster will officially retire at the end of this week.
Highlights of Wasps’ 35-35 draw against Bath in the European Champions Cup.
Springbok flank Francois Louw has yet to receive an offer from Bath to extend his stay in the English Premiership.
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.
Gloucester needed a late try to draw 31-31 with Bath, while there were English Premiership wins for Saracens, Northampton, Leicester, Exeter and Sale.
Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen is being pursued by English Premiership side Bath as a possible signing after he finishes his stint in Japan.
England coach Eddie Jones has hit back at Bath owner Bruce Craig as the storm over England’s training methods continued.
A serious knee injury will sideline Springbok and Bath flanker Francois Louw for three months. Louw tore medial ligaments in the defeat to the Sale Sharks on 23 December, and while he is set to be out of action for an extended period, the good news is that he won’t require an operation. ‘We’re looking at three months, so that’s on… Read more →