Powerful Lions centre Burger Odendaal will leave the South African side next season to join Premiership outfit Wasps, it has been announced.
South African rugby writer Jon Cardinelli discusses the upcoming cross-hemisphere URC encounters for the Bulls, Lions, Sharks and Stormers.
South African rugby writer Craig Lewis delves into the annual concerns in the country about teams losing their elite Springbok talent overseas.
South African rugby writer Jon Cardinelli discusses how the future might look for the Boks, with the Six Nations and All Blacks big topics.
The Sharks pipped the Bulls 29-22 in a hard-fought URC game in Pretoria, while the Stormers beat the Lions 32-10 in Johannesburg.
The teams have been named for the United Rugby Championship action and eight sides will take to the field during this week’s round of games.
The United Rugby Championship says it has taken measures to avoid a repeat of the repatriation issues of last year, with those ties rearranged.
The Stormers claimed a 20-10 victory over the Sharks in the United Rugby Championship, while the Bulls overcame the Lions in Pretoria.
The teams have been named for the United Rugby Championship action and six sides will take to the field during this week’s round of matches.
South African writer Jon Cardinelli highlights the importance of the coming weeks for the country’s four United Rugby Championship sides.