SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s French Top 14 matches involving South African players.
Bismarck du Plessis scored one of Montpellier’s three tries as they claimed a 26-7 win over Western Province in Millau on Thursday.
Springbok hooker Bismarck du Plessis will start for Montpellier in the friendly against Western Province on Thursday.
Dillyn Leyds will start at flyhalf and will captain Western Province in their final Currie Cup pre-season game against Montpellier on Thursday.
Western Province coach John Dobson has named a 27-man squad for their two-match tour to France ahead of the Currie Cup.
Western Province will travel to France for two warm-up games as part of their preparations for their Currie Cup title defence.
Former Springbok fullback Johan Goosen has admitted that the manner in which he backed out of his contract with Racing 92 was a ‘mistake’.
Springbok prop Jannie du Plessis has signed a one-year extension with French Top 14 side Montpellier.
Castres were crowned Top 14 champions after beating Montpellier 29-13 at the Stade de France on Saturday, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
Ruan Pienaar kicked 17 points as Montpellier thrashed Lyon 40-14 in their French Top 14 semi-final on Friday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.