New recruit Dillyn Leyds was set up by his teammates during a video shoot with French Top 14 club La Rochelle.
Dillyn Leyds opens up about his move from the Stormers to La Rochelle, learning French and receiving advice from Cheslin Kolbe.
Outgoing Stormers back Dillyn Leyds says he is grateful to have played for the Cape side, but disappointed that he cannot play one final match at Newlands before leaving for France.
Former Sharks and La Rochelle centre Paul Jordaan says he is turning his attentions away from rugby in order to help his family’s farm. DYLAN JACK reports.
Montpellier lock Nicolaas Janse van Rensburg scored a sensational intercept try against La Rochelle in the French Top 14 this past weekend.
La Rochelle hooker Pierre Bourgarit received a red card for making contact with Tom Curry’s eyes during his side’s Champions Cup defeat by Sale Sharks.
Lyon and La Rochelle both progressed to the Top 14 semi-finals after claiming wins over Montpellier and Racing 92 respectively.
Former Sharks centre Paul Jordaan will be returning to South Africa after being released by French Top 14 club La Rochelle at the end of the season.
La Rochelle scored six tries in their 49-29 win against Wasps at the Stade Marcel-Deflandre, while there were also European Champions Cup wins for Ulster and Leinster on Sunday. The French club scored three converted tries in the first half, from centre Pierre Aguillon, hooker Pierre Bourgarit and flanker Levani Botia. Wing Vincent Rattez crossed the line twice in the second… Read more →