French club Stade Francais have bolstered their strength in the second row with the signing of Sharks lock JJ van der Mescht.
Hear the thoughts of captains Siya Kolisi and Lukhanyo Am, as well as youngsters Sanele Nohamba, JJ van der Mescht and Wandisile Simelane following Green’s victory over Gold at Newlands.
Five prodigiously talented players have been nominated in the SA Young Player of the Year category. Here we take a closer look at each contender.
Junior Springboks lock JJ van der Mescht intercepted a knock-down from a lineout and ran 50m for this try against New Zealand U20 on Wednesday.
JJ van der Mescht and Fezokuhle Mbatha will make their first starts for the Junior Boks in their tour opener against England in Coventry on Friday.