Check out this fascinating video from Real Rugby on the story behind Os du Randt’s comeback after years in the rugby wilderness, with a phone call from Rassie Erasmus planting the seed for the Bok legend’s return to the game.
Look back at extended highlights from the final round of the 2001 season when a Rassie Erasmus-led Cats side hosted the Vodacom Bulls in front of 47,000 fans at Ellis Park, needing a bonus-point win to secure second place on the log and a home semi-final.
Most Springbok fans will be fully aware of Rassie Erasmus’ achievements as a coach, but take a look back at highlights from his playing career for the Boks, Cats and Free State Cheetahs.
Several members of the 2007 World Cup-winning Springbok squad featured in this high-scoring encounter between the Vodacom Bulls and Cats at Loftus Versfeld.
The Sharks advanced to their second Vodacom Super Rugby final in 2001 after a comfortable 30-12 victory over the Cats at Kings Park.
The Cats held on for their first and only victory of the 2004 Super 12 season as they narrowly defeated the Chiefs at Ellis Park.
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