Seven-Test-capped Springbok prop Marcel van der Merwe is one of 11 off-season exits from English Premiership side London Irish.
Several South Africans could feature in this weekend’s Champions Cup final between Toulouse and La Rochelle. Hear what Cheslin Kolbe, Rynhardt Elstadt and former Junior Bok captain Wiaan Liebenberg had to say in the buildup to Saturday’s showpiece match at Twickenham.
Marcel van der Merwe will start for the Vodacom Bulls in Saturday’s clash with the Sharks, while Kurt-Lee Arendse returns on the wing.
The Vodacom Bulls have confirmed the signing of former Springbok prop Marcel van der Merwe from French club Toulon.
The Vodacom Bulls have hinted that France-based tighthead prop Marcel van der Merwe could be set to return to Pretoria in a cryptic social media video on Saturday.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the opening round of the 2019-2020 European Challenge Cup matches.
Oyonnax couldn’t stop Marcel van der Merwe from close range during Toulon’s 49-25 win.