Jordan Hendrikse was unable to slot an overtime, 56-metre penalty as the Lions had to settle for a draw on Challenge Cup debut against a spirited Dragons outfit in Johannesburg on Saturday afternoon.
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Springbok veteran Frans Steyn will start at fullback when the Toyota Cheetahs make their long-awaited return to top-class rugby against Section Paloise on Saturday in Pau.
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The Vodacom Bulls and Sharks will charge to victory on Champions Cup debut at home, according to the SARugbymag team.
Springbok star Handre Pollard believes the South African teams will take the Heineken Champions Cup to “a completely different level”, just as they have done with the Vodacom United Rugby Championship.
Lionel Mapoe dazzles in this compilation of big plays in the Vodacom URC, and Europe’s top clubs can expect more of the same when South African teams debut in the Champions and Challenge cups.
Coach Hawies Fourie has included two-time World Cup winner Frans Steyn in a 27-man squad for the Cheetahs’ upcoming European Challenge Cup fixtures.
France scrumhalf Morgan Parra says South African clubs should not have been allowed to take part in the European Champions and Challenge Cups next season.