Salmaan Moerat had a lump in his throat when asked about adding to his family’s Springbok legacy in making his Test debut against Wales in Pretoria on Saturday.
Springbok prospect Salmaan Moerat has had a woeful time with injuries, but he now looks to an historic achievement with the Stormers.
Jaden Hendrikse and Salmaan Moerat are set to be included in the Springbok squad for the upcoming Test series against Wales in July.
Warrick Gelant and Salmaan Moerat have both returned to fitness and have been included in the Stormers’ matchday squad to face Glasgow Warriors in Cape Town on Friday night.
The Stormers have announced that co-captain and recent Springbok squad member Salmaan Moerat has signed a new deal with the Cape side.
Stormers co-captain Salmaan Moerat is set for an extended period on the sidelines after suffering a knee injury in the dramatic victory against the Vodacom Bulls on Saturday.
Coach Jacques Nienaber says the Springboks have the necessary squad depth to compete in what will be a challenging tour of the northern hemisphere, despite injuries to several key players.
Former SA Schools and Junior Springbok captain Salmaan Moerat has earned his first Springbok call-up as one of two uncapped players in the 32-man squad for the November tour of the UK.
In the fifth instalment of a new series, DYLAN JACK looks at players aged 23 and younger with the potential to provide the spine of a future Springbok side.
The Stormers could be without Cobus Wiese and Salmaan Moerat after they picked up injuries during the loss to the Brumbies at Newlands on Saturday. DYLAN JACK reports.