Bristol Prop Max Lahiff had some hilarious words when describing the South Africans packing down in the Sale Sharks pack after their two ties in the Champions Cup.
SARugbymag.co.za wraps all the action involving South African players in England, France and Japan, including a look at how Malcolm Marx fared when he went head-to-head with Pieter-Steph du Toit.
Springbok scrumhalf Faf de Klerk marked his return to play with a pinpoint kick for Sale Sharks teammate Rob du Preez during Sunday’s Premiership clash against Harlequins.
Daniel du Preez played an integral role in helping Sale Sharks claim a win over Premiership leaders Leicester Tigers, while there were also impressive performances from Cobus Reinach and Malcolm Marx over the weekend.
Jean-Luc and Dan du Preez took the sting out of Wasps as Sale Sharks breathed life back into their Premiership season.
With the Sale Sharks Springbok contingent set to link up with the rest of the squad in the coming days, check out what Bok fans can expect from the Du Preez twins following their three-year absence from the national set-up.
Tyrone Green put in a man-of-the-match performance for Harlequins in their remarkable comeback victory over Bristol, while Dan du Preez and Rohan Janse van Rensburg both scored for Sale Sharks in Saturday’s English Premiership semi-finals.
The Du Preez twins shone for Sale while Makazole Mapimpi marked his return from Japan with a fantastic performance for the Sharks on a weekend that was marred by Duane Vermeulen’s injury.
Springbok hooker Akker van der Merwe finished off an excellent set-piece try from Sale Sharks, before assisting eighthman Dan du Preez in Friday’s victory over Northampton Saints.
The three Du Preez brothers and captain Jono Ross are the only South Africans who have been included in the Sale Sharks’ match 23 for their clash with the Worcester Warriors on Wednesday.