Handre Pollard is thrilled to be on duty in the Champions Cup playoffs, partly because the high stakes will prime the Springbok flyhalf for the pressures of the pending international season.
Wiaan Liebenberg, who captained the Junior Springboks to their only World U20 Championship title to date, has announced that he will be hanging up his boots at the end of the season.
Cheslin Kolbe kicked a 50-metre drop goal as Toulouse beat La Rochelle 18-8 in the final to be crowned French Top 14 champions on Friday.
Four Springboks and a former Junior Springbok captain will feature in tonight’s Top 14 final between Toulouse and La Rochelle at the Stade de France. (more…)
Several South Africans could feature in this weekend’s Champions Cup final between Toulouse and La Rochelle. Hear what Cheslin Kolbe, Rynhardt Elstadt and former Junior Bok captain Wiaan Liebenberg had to say in the buildup to Saturday’s showpiece match at Twickenham.
Toulouse’s Cheslin Kolbe was the star performer of the match, despite his team slumping to an agonising 30-27 defeat by Racing in the French Top 14 this weekend.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s French Top 14 matches involving South African players.