World Cup-winning lock Lood de Jager will only feature for new club Sale Sharks in 2020 after sustaining a shoulder injury during the Springboks’ World Cup final win over England.
The Sale Sharks defeated Connacht 20-10 at the AJ Bell Stadium to book their place in the semi-finals of the European Challenge Cup.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s English Premiership, Pro14, French Top 14 and Japanese Top League matches involving South African players.
Lions centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg has signed a three-year deal to join the Sale Sharks in England with immediate effect.
Lions centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg will be sidelined for up to four months after undergoing ankle surgery on Friday.
Centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg is thoroughly enjoying his time with English club Sale Sharks. The Lions star joined the Sharks on loan towards the end of last year, and has made an immediate impact at the club. The powerful midfielder scored a brace of tries and scooped the Man of the Match award in last Saturday’s 30-29 Premiership win… Read more →
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s European Champions Cup and European Challenge Cup matches involving South African players. CHAMPIONS CUP Pool 1 – Wasps, featuring centre Juan de Jongh, No 8 Nizaam Carr and hooker Ashley Johnson, slumped to a 49-29 defeat against La Rochelle at the Ricoh Arena. The win takes La Rochelle seven points clear at the top… Read more →
Rohan Janse van Rensburg scored his first try for the Sale Sharks in their 18-14 win over the Worcester Warriors.
SARugbymag.co.za looks at the past weekend’s English Premiership, Pro14 and French Top 14 matches involving South African players. ENGLISH PREMIERSHIP – Scrumhalf Cobus Reinach, his replacement Nic Groom and prop Francois van Wyk featured for the Northampton Saints, who slumped to a 24-22 defeat at home to the Newcastle Falcons. Former Sharks hooker Kyle Cooper started for the Falcons, who moved above Northampton and the Sale Sharks on… Read more →
Rohan Janse van Rensburg was influential in Sale’s 18-14 win over Worcester, while Newcastle, Exeter, Gloucester, Wasps and Harlequins were all victorious in the English Premiership. The Sale Sharks continued their upward trajectory with another splendid away win, this time over Gary Gold’s Worcester Warriors. Sale flyhalf AJ MacGinty finally returned from a long injury, releasing scrumhalf Faf de Klerk… Read more →