Saracens slumped to a humiliating 25-17 defeat against Cornish Pirates in their first English Championship game of the season in Cornwall on Saturday.
Newly appointed Sale Sharks director of rugby Alex Sanderson has spoken of a desire for sustained success with his new team, and the role South African players would play in it, writes ANDRE-PIERRE CRONJE.
A round up of what some of South Africa’s leading Sunday papers are saying, including reports linking Western Province and the Sharks to giant overseas clubs.
Several former teammates including John Smit, Schalk Brits, Neil de Kock and Billy Vunipola have shared their fondest memories of Saracens stalwart Brad Barritt following his departure from the club.
Saracens stalwart and long-time teammate of Owen Farrell, Alex Goode, says the criticism by the media and rugby public of the England captain is disgraceful.
Saracens stalwart and former England centre Brad Barritt tells the funny story of how he began playing rugby and reveals that Swys de Bruin was his first club coach.
Former England flank James Haskell has shared his opinion on Owen Farrell’s recent dangerous tackle and subsequent red card, as well as the outrage that has come along with it.
Saracens flyhalf Owen Farrell was shown a red card after this horrendous high tackle during Saturday’s English premiership defeat by Wasps.
Billy Vunipola provides an explanation of his reasoning behind opting not to take a knee based on religious reasons.
England and Saracens No 8 Billy Vunipola has revealed why he didn’t take a knee to support the Black Lives Matter movement.