SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s French Top 14 matches involving South African players.
Stade Français lock Hendre Stassen is set to be sacked by the French club after testing positive for a banned substance during a random screening.
Stade Français lock Hendré Stassen has been placed on a temporary suspension after testing positive for a banned substance last season.
French giants Stade Français have confirmed the signing of former Junior Bok scrumhalf James Hall on a two-year deal.
Former Bok coach Heyneke Meyer has signed a two-year extension to his contract with Stade Français.
Former Vodacom Bulls forward Hendré Stassen has signed a contract extension to remain with French club Stade Français.
Toulouse claimed a 28-9 bonus-point victory over Stade Français, while there were also Top 14 wins for Clermont, Montpellier, Racing 92, Pau, Castres and Toulon.
Toulon stunned Stade Français 33-30, while there were also wins for Castres, Bordeaux, Pau, La Rochelle, Lyon and Toulouse in the French Top 14.
Stade Français claimed a 27-8 victory over winless Perpignan to climb into fourth place on the Top 14 log, while there were also wins for Clermont, Castres, Lyon, Pau, Toulouse and Racing 92.
Stade Français are set to secure the loan signings of Blue Bulls captain Hanro Liebenberg, lock Hendré Stassen and scrumhalf André Warner.