Exeter Chiefs coach Rob Baxter has described the British & Irish Lions’ stance on the release of English Premiership players as ‘disingenuous’ ahead of their eight-match tour of South Africa.
Harlequins have confirmed that South African lock Stephan Lewis has signed a new long-term contract with the Premiership club.
SARugbymag.co.za identifies six of the greatest South African exports to European clubs in recent history.
Bath have confirmed the signing of Cheetahs hooker Jacques du Toit, who will join the club with immediate effect.
Steve Diamond has stepped down from his position as the Sale Sharks director of rugby due to personal reasons.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the South African players who featured for their respective clubs in the opening round of the 2020-21 English Premiership season.
Jimmy Gopperth contributed 22 points as Wasps beat the Bristol Bears 47-24 in their English Premiership semi-final clash in Coventry on Saturday.
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.
Rohan Janse van Rensburg combined well with Faf de Klerk to score in Sale Sharks’ victory over Northampton Saints, while compatriot Jean-Luc du Preez was instrumental in the buildup to the English club’s bonus-point try just before half time.
Sale Sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond believes professional rugby in England could be on the brink of collapse if the coronavirus pandemic rages on.