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.
English Premiership clubs have voted to hold next month’s final at one of their own grounds instead of at Twickenham.
Capped Springbok and former Sharks lock Stephan Lewies needed an inhaler after his stunning 55m intercept try during Harlequins’ Premiership victory over Gloucester earlier this week.
Jean-Luc and Dan du Preez produced some eye-catching moments in the English Premiership despite Sale Sharks’ defeat by Bath on Sunday.
Powerful centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg scored another eye-catching try in Sale Sharks’ match against Bath on Sunday.
Former England flank James Haskell has shared his opinion on Owen Farrell’s recent dangerous tackle and subsequent red card, as well as the outrage that has come along with it.