Madosh Tambwe scored twice as Bordeaux-Begles beat Lyon on Sunday to seal a place in next weekend’s French Top 14 semi-finals in a game played without a television match official (TMO).
Vincent Tshituka will start as the Sharks have named a starting lineup packed with Springboks for the Champions Cup clash against Bordeaux in Durban on Saturday.
Flyhalf Curwin Bosch kicked 14 points as the Sharks came from behind to claim an impressive Champions Cup win away to Bordeaux on Friday night.
Here’s a wrap of all the action involving South African players in the English Premiership and French Top 14, including the wrecking ball-performance by Jasper Wiese.
Here’s a wrap of all the action involving South African players in the opening round of the French Top 14, including a look at Madosh Tambwe’s sensational debut.
Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard will have a shot at silverware after Montpellier progressed to next weekend’s Top 14 final with a 19-10 win over Bordeaux-Begles on Saturday.
Madosh Tambwe will join Bordeaux in France in July according to his agent who rubbished reports that the wing had issues with his visa.
The Vodacom Bulls announced the signing of Sbu Nkosi from the Sharks on Thursday and may still be able to partner the Springbok winger with Madosh Tambwe.
Bordeaux head coach Christophe Urios said the decision by European Champions Cup organisers to declare last month’s postponed games as draws means the competition is now “rubbish”.
Former Cheetahs and Junior Bok hooker Joseph Dweba has opened up about his journey in South African rugby, the unfair treatment he has received and his desire to prove everyone wrong.