Israeli club Tel Aviv Heat are poised to add spice to the Mzansi Challenge, SA Rugby’s new competition, by fielding a strong contingent of South African players, and coaches.
The Lions could be boosted by the return of Jamba Ulengo in as little as a week’s time, while two other players are expected to return to fitness in time for the Currie Cup playoffs.
Lizo Gqoboka, Jamba Ulengo and Cornal Hendricks open up about injury battles and share their personal stories on Stormers fullback Warrick Gelant’s ‘Breaking Chains’ vodcast series.
Jamba Ulengo revealed how he sought out the The ‘Godfather of tendons’ in an attempt to save his career in the 2018 edition of SA Rugby magazine.
Fit-again wing Jamba Ulengo will make his first Vodacom Super Rugby appearance for the Lions against the Waratahs in Sydney on Friday.
The Lions have announced the signing of former Vodacom Bulls and Free State wing Jamba Ulengo on a two-year contract.
The Pumas started their Rugby Challenge title defence by beating the Vodacom Blue Bulls 29-21, while there were wins for Boland, the Free State XV, Border, Western Province, Griquas, Griffons and the Golden Lions this past weekend.
Former Vodacom Bulls and Springbok wing Jamba Ulengo is reportedly exploring the possibility of joining the Kings ahead of the 2019-20 Pro14 season.
Jamba Ulengo is attempting to secure a move to the Cheetahs after being omitted from the Bulls 2019 Super Rugby training squad.
The ‘Godfather of tendons’ saved Jamba Ulengo’s rugby career, writes MARIETTE ADAMS.