Springbok scrumhalf Faf de Klerk feels that a stint with the Sale Sharks in the Premiership has prepared him for a tactical arm-wrestle against England this June. JON CARDINELLI reports from Johannesburg.
What Faf de Klerk had to say during the Springbok press conference on Tuesday.
Willie le Roux and Faf de Klerk were named in the English Premiership Team of the Year for the 2017-2018 season at an awards ceremony in London on Wednesday.
Faf de Klerk and Don Armand have made the five-man shortlist for the English Premiership Player of the Season award.
Springbok scrumhalf Faf de Klerk walked away with two coveted prizes at the Sale Sharks awards ceremony for the 2017-18 season.
Faf de Klerk inspired Sale to a shock 18-15 win over Northampton, while Gloucester, Bath, Worcester, Wasps and Exeter were all victorious in round nine of the English Premiership.