Andre Esterhuizen will face Owen Farrell for the first time since the two clashed in a controversial tackle during a Test match between the Springboks and England in 2018.
Former Stormers centre Huw Jones is retracing his steps to Glasgow Warriors and will leave Harlequins at the end of the current season.
Former Vodacom Bulls and Southern Kings lock Irne Herbst has joined Harlequins ahead of the 2022-23 English Premiership season.
Here’s a wrap of all the action involving South African players in the UK, Ireland, France and Japan, including Andre Esterhuizen’s last-gasp winner for Harlequins in the English Premiership.
Harlequins fullback Tyrone Green showed an excellent first touch to control the ball with his foot before scoring in Friday night’s Premiership victory over Worcester Warriors.
Springbok centre Andre Esterhuizen was on hand to finish off an excellently-worked team try as Harlequins returned to winning ways in the Premiership.
Harlequins centre Andre Esterhuizen has been described as a “titanic player in the prime of his career” as he was named Premiership Player of the Month for January.
Springbok scrumhalf Faf de Klerk marked his return to play with a pinpoint kick for Sale Sharks teammate Rob du Preez during Sunday’s Premiership clash against Harlequins.
Tyrone Green scored a crucial try as Harlequins claimed a dramatic 36-33 Champions Cup victory over Cardiff on Friday.
Andre Esterhuizen says he received a congratulatory message from Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber following his run of three consecutive man-of-the-match performances for Harlequins.