It took a simple gesture after a game in France to turn Springbok Uzair Cassiem from just another PRO14 import player into a fan favourite at the Scarlets.
The two PRO14 matches scheduled to take place in Italy this coming weekend have been postponed because of the threat posed by the coronavirus (covid-19) outbreak.
The Kings suffered an 11th loss of the season as a late flourish from the Scarlets helped them cruise to a 36-17 bonus-point win in Llanelli on Sunday.
A round-up of what some of South Africa’s leading Sunday papers are saying, including a look at whether Cheetahs and Kings players could play for the Springboks.
Ulster scored two tries to claim a scrappy 20-10 victory over the Cheetahs at the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast on Saturday.
Ruan Pienaar is determined to ruin the mood of his former supporters as he returns to Belfast when the Cheetahs face Ulster in a Pro14 clash on Saturday.
Take a look at this superb effort from Edinburgh wing Duhan van der Merwe, who showed a great turn of pace to score from his own half against the Scarlets in the PRO14 this past weekend.
Former Bok flank Arno Botha has aspirations of a recall to the national team ahead of the July Tests against Scotland and Georgia.
Munster eighthman Arno Botha was the standout South African player on show in the eleventh round of the PRO14 competition.
In-form Irish club Leinster claimed a convincing 36-12 win over the Cheetahs in a one-sided PRO14 clash in Dublin on Saturday.