Junior staff writer DYLAN JACK pokes fun at rugby’s crazy underbelly.
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.
Cheetahs scrumhalf Rudy Paige and Stormers centre JJ Engelbrecht have joined Top 14 side Clermont on short-term deals as World Cup jokers.
Blitzboks star Werner Kok will join Top 14 champions Toulouse for a four-month stint as a medical joker in July.
With the European and American domestic seasons having come to an end, DYLAN JACK picks a team of the best-performing South Africans abroad.
Toulouse clinched a record-extending 20th French Top 14 title after beating Clermont 24-18 in the final at Stade de France in Paris on Saturday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s French Top 14 and Major League Rugby semi-finals involving South African players.
Greig Laidlaw kicked 16 points to help Clermont claim a 33-13 victory over Lyon in the Top 14 semi-finals in Bordeaux on Sunday.
Cheslin Kolbe scored to help Toulouse beat La Rochelle 20-6 in the Top 14 semi-finals.