The Sale Sharks ended the year with a bonus-point 30-15 victory over Gloucester, while there were also English Premiership wins for Harlequins, Saracens, the Northampton Saints, Bath and Bristol Bears.
Sale Sharks captain and flanker Jono Ross has re-signed with the club until the end of the 2021-22 European season.
Rob du Preez kicked eight points as Sale upset Northampton 18-13, while there were also wins for Worcester, Newcastle, Exeter, Wasps and Saracens in the English Premiership.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s Test and English Premiership matches involving South African players.
Saracens scored a late try to snatch a 31-25 win over Sale, while there were also Premiership wins for Gloucester, Harlequins, Bath, Northampton and Exeter.
Jean-Luc and Daniel du Preez are set for short-term moves to the English Premiership with the Sale Sharks and Exeter Chiefs respectively.
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.
Springbok scrumhalf Faf de Klerk may not be available for selection for the end-of-year tour to Europe in November.
Lions centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg has signed a three-year deal to join the Sale Sharks in England with immediate effect.
Sale Sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond has backed flank Jono Ross to make England’s squad for their June Test series against the Springboks.