Springboks and Western Province prop Wilco Louw has joined Toulon on a short-term loan deal for the World Cup.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s French Top 14 matches involving South African players.
Castres claimed a thrilling 26-25 win over Montpellier on the opening day of the 2019-20 French Top 14 campaign, while there were also wins for Lyon, Toulon, Bayonne, Bordeaux and Pau.
Vodacom Bulls hooker Jaco Visagie has joined French Top 14 title-holders Toulouse on a short-term loan deal during the World Cup.
Junior staff writer DYLAN JACK pokes fun at rugby’s crazy underbelly.
Former Springbok prop Jannie du Plessis has extended his stay with French Top 14 club Montpellier as a medical joker during the World Cup.
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.
Playing and living in Toulon, Tokyo and Pretoria has given Duane Vermeulen a different perspective on the game, writes JON CARDINELLI.
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.