Siya Kolisi tasted victory on his long-awaited debut for new club Racing 92, lifting them to the summit of France’s Top 14.
Handre Pollard played an influential role in helping Leicester Tigers claim a derby victory, while fellow Springbok flyhalf Rob du Preez continued his superb form for Sale.
Several Springboks returned to action in the Premiership and French Top 14 after celebrating the World Cup win.
Handre Pollard continued his excellent form off the kicking tee and picked up a try assist in his first game back for Leicester Tigers on Saturday.
Handre Pollard and Jasper Wiese have been thrown straight back into the action for Leicester Tigers after what the Springbok flyhalf calls a ‘chaotic’ week of World Cup celebrations.
Two World Cup-winning Springboks could be back in Premiership action this weekend, as Leicester Tigers look to recover from a poor start to the season.
A Springbok lock who skipped the World Cup trophy tour to help his struggling club made an immediate impact in the Top 14, while Tyrone Green scored a stunning try in the Premiership.
Tyrone Green produced an incredible dive to get on the end of a crossfield kick and score for Harlequins against Newcastle Falcons on Saturday.
Robert du Preez tallied 14 points in the Premiership, while Dillyn Leyds suffered defeat in the Top 14, as the early parts of the northern hemisphere seasons continued.
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