Top 14 giants Stade Francais are reportedly in ‘advanced negotiations’ to beef up their options in the pack with a move for one of South Africa’s World Cup winners in France.
South African-born former France scrumhalf Rory Kockott has come out of retirement to join a European giant during the World Cup.
Madosh Tambwe scored twice as Bordeaux-Begles beat Lyon on Sunday to seal a place in next weekend’s French Top 14 semi-finals in a game played without a television match official (TMO).
Cheslin Kolbe turned in a sensational performance to help Toulon thrash high-flying Stade Francais, but was controversially prevented from marking the showing with a brace on Saturday.
The Sharks and Vodacom Bulls thumped Bordeaux and Exeter Chiefs respectively, while the Lions suffered a disappointing defeat to Stade Français in Saturday’s Champions Cup and Challenge Cup action.
Stade Francais scored 17 unanswered points in the second half to complete a comeback victory against the Lions in a Challenge Cup match in Paris on Saturday.
JC Pretorius is set to make his long-awaited Lions debut in the Challenge Cup match against Stade Francais in Paris on Saturday.
Follow the live action as the Lions face Stade Français in a Challenge Cup clash in Paris.
The Lions are determined to keep their wheels rolling when they pull into Paris on Saturday to take on Stade Francais in the Challenge Cup.
The Emirates Lions scored four tries in a convincing win over Top 14 side Stade Français in Johannesburg on Friday evening.