Saracens are facing automatic relegation from the Premiership at the end of the season for allegedly breaching the salary cap again.
The European Champions Cup is set for a climactic round of pool action, with three PRO14 sides looking to join Irish side Leinster in the last eight.
Jacques Vermeulen scored as the Exeter Chiefs went through to the quarter-finals of the European Champions Cup after a thrilling 31-31 draw with the Glasgow Warriors.
Watch Bok scrumhalf Cobus Reinach’s outstanding try-saving tackle during the Northampton Saints’ Champions Cup tie against Leinster.
Jean-Luc Du Preez has been banned for three matches after receiving a red card in Sale Sharks’ 20-13 defeat by Worcester Warriors last weekend.
Montpellier lock Jacques du Plessis has been handed a five-week suspension for striking compatriot Gerbrandt Grobler with his elbow around the neck area.
Marcell Coetzee put in a Man of the Match performance to help Ulster claim an 18-13 win over Clermont in the Champions Cup in Belfast on Friday.
Saracens have been fined an undisclosed amount for failing to attend the launch of the 2019-20 European Champions Cup.
Former Springbok assistant coach Johann van Graan is determined to win a trophy in his third season in charge of Munster.
SARugbymag.co.za looks at which South Africans you should keep an eye on in the opening weekend of the European Champions Cup.