Former Lions loose forward Ruan Ackermann’s contract extension at Gloucester is clearly in line with a possible quest to earn an England call-up, writes ANDRE-PIERRE CRONJE.
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.
Stade Français have confirmed the signing of South African lock Gerbrandt Grobler from Gloucester on a two-year deal.
Johan Ackermann says he and his son Ruan will have to adapt to life without each other as they have been separated for the first time in their professional careers.
Gloucester are set to open court proceedings against the Sale Sharks over the irregular signing of Springbok centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg.
Springbok lock Franco Mostert is set to leave English Premiership side Gloucester to return to the Japanese Top League with Honda Heat.
In this fascinating episode of Andy Goode and Jim Hamilton’s ‘Rugby Pod’ podcast, the former international duo spill the beans on why Johan Ackermann has left Gloucester.
Four English clubs have announced that player wages will be reduced by 25% as a result of the indefinite suspension of the Premiership.
Jaco Kriel will only be able to play for the Lions again later this season following his return to Ellis Park after undergoing ankle surgery in December.
Gloucester have confirmed that star flank Ruan Ackermann was robbed during his holiday back in South Africa.