The Vodacom Bulls have received a timely boost with Canan Moodie and Kurt-Lee Arendse both available for Saturday’s derby against the Lions in Johannesburg.
Willie le Roux has not joined the Vodacom Bulls for a pension pay-out, and his role will be as significant as wunderkind Canan Moodie, writes MARK KEOHANE.
Rassie Erasmus provided a strong hint that Bok flyer Canan Moodie would start against England, admitting there is a “temptation” to recall the youngster for the World Cup semi-final.
Kobus Wiese says centres Andre Esterhuizen and Canan Moodie will offer the Springboks a “great combo” of physicality and X-factor against France on Sunday.
Canan Moodie has been living the dream since the Springboks arrived in Toulon, where they will be based in the lead-up to Sunday’s Rugby World Cup opener against Scotland.
Kurt-Lee Arendse’s scintillating score against New Zealand features in this selection of standout tries from Springbok speedsters, including Canan Moodie and Cheslin Kolbe.
From in-form winger Canan Moodie to a generational Georgian talent and a co-captain with just 11 caps to his name, there are plenty of rising stars to light up the World Cup in France.
Canan Moodie has played his way from World Cup wildcard to locking down a starting role for the Springboks at the tournament.
Former referee Nigel Owens has tipped backline sensation Canan Moodie to shoot the lights out for the world-champion Springboks at France 2023.
Canan Moodie’s try was ruled out as one of the Springboks’ touchdowns in a record win against New Zealand, but the rookie Test centre’s finishing was still out of the top drawer.