Veteran scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar has signed a two-year contract with the Cheetahs.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s European Champions and Challenge Cup matches involving South African players.
Ruan Pienaar and Frans Steyn scored tries as Montpellier beat Agen 18-13, while there were also Top 14 wins for Clermont, Toulouse, Bordeaux-Begles, Castres, Racing 92 and La Rochelle.
Ruan Pienaar says he doesn’t regret calling time on his Springbok career two years ago.
Ruan Pienaar kicked 17 points as Montpellier thrashed Lyon 40-14 in their French Top 14 semi-final on Friday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Ruan Pienaar and Nico Janse van Rensburg starred as Montpellier beat Oyonnax 43-30, while there were also Top 14 wins for Toulon, Pau, Toulouse, Lyon, Castres and Racing 92. In a thrilling nine-try contest, Montpellier ultimately prevailed to come away with a bonus-point victory which extends their lead at the top of the log. The visitors had seven South Africans… Read more →