Handre Pollard can further develop his big-match temperament at Leicester Tigers and become a better player, his Springbok teammate Marco van Staden said.
Hanro Liebenberg scored Leicester’s only try as the Tigers improved to 6-0 with a victory over Sale Sharks at Welford Road on Saturday.
Cheslin Kolbe is expected to be fit in time for the Boks’ last Rugby Championship match of the season against the All Blacks in Gold Coast on Saturday.
While the mysterious absence of RG Snyman has depowered the Bomb Squad, it has magnified South Africa’s achievements in 2021, writes ZELIM NEL.
The surprise omission of Marcell Coetzee from the Springbok squad to face the British & Irish Lions confirms the world champions will continue to advance with a heavy bench, writes ZELIM NEL.
ANDRE-PIERRE CRONJE examines what the rumoured departure of Marco van Staden would mean for the Vodacom Bulls and his new suitors Leicester Tigers.
Nafi Tuitavake is set to make his first appearance for the Vodacom Bulls in the injury-enforced absence of Burger Odendaal against the Jaguares on Saturday.
The Vodacom Bulls have been boosted by the return to fitness of three of their Springbok players ahead of their clash with the Blues at Loftus on Saturday.
The Vodacom Bulls have received a welcome boost with Marco van Staden having been cleared to return to training after recovering from a concussion.
Springbok World Cup-winners Makazole Mapimpi and Lukhanyo Am will both start for the Barbarians against Brazil in Sao Paulo on Thursday morning.