Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok Faf de Klerk will join Japanese side Yokohama Canon Eagles next season, the club said Wednesday, in the latest big-name coup for the ambitious league.
Forgotten Springboks Akker van der Merwe and Robert du Preez were among a group of South African players starring for clubs in Japan, England and France.
Here’s a wrap of all the action involving SA players in Japan, England and France, including an impressive try for Willie le Roux, along with a ‘try assist’ between Springbok teammates.
Springbok lock Lood de Jager has reportedly made a decision over whether he will be playing in South Africa or Japan after he leaves Sale Sharks at the end of the season.
On-loan Sharks centre Lukhanyo Am will make his Japan Rugby League One debut for the Kobelco Kobe Steelers on Sunday.
SARugbymag.co.za wraps all the action involving South African players in England, France and Japan, including a look at Jacques Vermeulen’s man of the match performance in his first game back after a 10-month injury layoff.
Wallabies centre Samu Kerevi powered through a couple of attempted tackles in the build-up to a try for his Suntory Sungoliath team in Japan’s League One.
SARugbymag.co.za wraps all the action involving South African players in England, France and Japan, including a look at how Malcolm Marx fared when he went head-to-head with Pieter-Steph du Toit.
Springbok scrumhalf Faf de Klerk is on the verge of leaving Sale Sharks and signing a deal with Johan Ackermann’s Red Hurricanes team in Japan, according to reports in England.