Known for putting spin on the ball, these scrumhalves showcase quick thinking to convert snap drop goals.
Set to leave Sale at the conclusion of the Premiership season, here’s a look at Springbok scrumhalf Faf de Klerk’s best moments in five years at the Sharks.
Four South Africans are having to pack their bags as part of a mass player clearout at Sale Sharks.
Springbok scrumhalf Faf de Klerk attempts to best All Blacks rival Aaron Smith in World Rugby’s fastest pass challenge.
With Cobus Reinach ruled out of the upcoming series against Wales, DYLAN JACK mulls who the Springboks might call on to serve as Faf de Klerk’s scrumhalf deputy.
Springbok lock Lood de Jager has reportedly made a decision over whether he will be playing in South Africa or Japan after he leaves Sale Sharks at the end of the season.
Sale may be losing two South Africa World Cup-winners in Faf de Klerk and Lood de Jager at the end of the season but director of rugby Alex Sanderson believes the departure of the Springbok stars could benefit England in the long run.
Faf de Klerk is more than likely going to be big in Japan, and it’s the Springbok’s blond locks that may be as eye-catching as his skills.
Duane Vermeulen’s Ulster and Trevor Nyakane’s Racing 92 were victorious, while Faf de Klerk’s Sale Sharks and Damian de Allende’s Munster suffered defeat in the European Champions Cup on Saturday.
Faf de Klerk is reportedly linked with a big-money move to Japan, while Stormers-linked Lood de Jager may yet be swayed by the yen over the rand.