The opening match of the 2020-21 French Top 14 campaign between Stade Français and Bordeaux has been postponed due to the rise in Covid-19 cases.
Springbok and Montpellier flyhalf Handre Pollard says players are so eager for the new French Top 14 season to begin that they’re willing to undergo Covid-19 tests every day if need be.
Springbok flyhalf Elton Jantjies has opted not to enact the 21-day exit clause and will stay at the Lions after being the subject of interest from French club Agen.
Former Junior Springbok scrumhalf James Hall is no slouch on defence, as this compilation video of his tackles for Stade Francais shows.
It has been confirmed that the French Top 14 season will be abandoned after a deal was reached between clubs and league organisers.
The 2019-20 Top 14 season is set to be cancelled after French prime minister Edouard Philippe banned any sporting events before September.
Springbok and Toulon lock Eben Etzebeth is happy to have been given the chance to reunite with his family in South Africa during the country’s lockdown.
French referee Thomas Charabas, Italian Test player Maxime Mbanda and Springbok Women’s vice-captain Zinhle Ndawonde have described life on the frontline in the fight against the global coronavirus pandemic.
Despite Toulouse’s struggles in the Top 14, Cheslin Kolbe has still managed to stand out as the best overseas-based back in the 2019-20 season.
Cheslin Kolbe produced a solid performance in his first start at flyhalf for Toulouse, as he slotted a touchline conversion as well as a 48-metre penalty.