A closer look at how the Springbok players are performing in leagues around Europe in the lead-up to the much-anticipated three-Test series against the British & Irish Lions.
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.
Australian colossus Will Skelton and the fleet-footed South African pair of Raymond Rhule and Dillyn Leyds have extended their contracts with La Rochelle, the Top 14 club announced on Tuesday.
The Du Preez twins shone for Sale while Makazole Mapimpi marked his return from Japan with a fantastic performance for the Sharks on a weekend that was marred by Duane Vermeulen’s injury.
A closer look at how the Springbok players are performing in leagues around the world in the lead-up to the much-anticipated three-Test series against the British & Irish Lions.
Springbok and Toulouse back Cheslin Kolbe is among the nominees for the European Champions Cup Try of the Season.
Five South Africans have been named in the Japanese Top League team of the season, including three Rugby World Cup winners.
Handre Pollard and Cobus Reinach are among the Springboks who will feature in the European Challenge Cup final as Montpellier face the Leicester Tigers.
Former Junior Springbok scrumhalf James Hall continued his impressive form in France by scoring a try to help Stade Francais beat Montpellier.
Elton Jantjies scored 19 points with the boot as he faced off against Finn Russell in Pau’s clash with Racing 92 on Friday evening.