Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard is set to feature prominently for Montpellier in the coming weeks after making his return from a long-term injury to help the French club book a place in the European Challenge Cup final.
Pieter-Steph du Toit is set to return to action for the Stormers in the opening round of the Rainbow Cup, while Handre Pollard and RG Snyman are also said to be back in training with their respective clubs.
Flyhalf Handre Pollard is said to be the biggest earner in world rugby at the moment and has, along with fellow Boks, Eben Etzebeth and Faf de Klerk, been included in the highest-paid XV.
Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard hopes to be back playing around the end of April next year and is enjoying being back home in Paarl to recover from his ACL injury.
Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard tells the hilarious story of how his Springbok teammates reacted to his missed penalty during the 2019 World Cup final.
In the season one finale of ‘Use it or Lose It’, Handre Pollard chats about his recovery from injury, missing his first attempt at goal during the 2019 World Cup final and playing in France.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the South African players who featured for their respective clubs in round two of the French Top 14 this weekend.
Springbok and Montpellier flyhalf Handre Pollard says players are so eager for the new French Top 14 season to begin that they’re willing to undergo Covid-19 tests every day if need be.
A few weeks before making his Springbok debut at the age of 20, Handre Pollard led the Junior Boks to two victories over New Zealand at the 2014 World Rugby U20 Championship – scoring a try in both the pool match and the semi-final of that year’s tournament.
World Cup-winning flyhalf Handre Pollard chats about his difficult recovery through a lengthy injury layoff back in 2016, and how he used those setbacks as motivation to return a better person and rugby player.