Frans Steyn and Bismarck du Plessis have been ruled out of the series against England due to injuries sustained in the Top 14 final.
Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that Montpellier duo Bismarck du Plessis and Frans Steyn will not be considered for selection in Saturday’s series-opening Test against England, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Johannesburg.
Ruan Pienaar kicked 17 points as Montpellier thrashed Lyon 40-14 in their French Top 14 semi-final on Friday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
The longest successful goal kicks in recent times, including one from Frans Steyn.
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has revealed that there are club-related ‘issues’ which have contributed to the ongoing omission of World Cup-winner Frans Steyn. JON CARDINELLI in Padua reports.
The Springboks have missed a trick by overlooking the value that Duane Vermeulen and Frans Steyn could have added to the end-of-year tour, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Frans Steyn scores the first of his two tries for Montpellier against Clermont.
Frans Steyn scored two tries to guide Montpellier to a thrilling 28-24 win over Clermont, while there were also Top 14 victories for Toulouse, Castres, La Rochelle, Racing 92, Agen and Brive.