English Premiership outfit Bristol Bears have confirmed the signing of former Cheetahs and Sharks powerhouse Benhard Janse van Rensburg from the 2023/24 campaign.
London Irish will not participate in any league next season after the club failed to prove they have the finances to continue operating, England’s Rugby Football Union (RFU) announced.
London Irish have been given a week’s extension until 6 June to pay all staff their full May wages or face being suspended from the English Premiership, it was announced.
London Irish could join Wasps and Worcester in being suspended from the Premiership on Tuesday following a season of unprecedented financial turmoil in English club rugby.
London Irish faces a critical deadline of 30 May to finalise its takeover deal or face potential suspension from the English Premiership next season.
London Irish star Benhard Janse van Rensburg believes the exclusion of the Cheetahs from top-tier competition has created an obstacle for the next generation of SA players.
Swys de Bruin says the DHL Stormers should have looked after the ball far better after London Irish were reduced to 13 men in the Champions Cup match on Sunday.
The Stormers secured a bonus-point win over an ill-disciplined London Irish side in their Champions Cup clash in Brentford on Sunday.
The DHL Stormers gave their Champions Cup playoff hopes a major boost by claiming a bonus-point victory over a London Irish side that lost two players to red cards in Brentford on Sunday.
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