Premiership side Sale Sharks have signed South African lock JP du Preez, who will join the AJ Bell Stadium outfit from the Cheetahs.
New Zealand Rugby has accepted SA Rugby’s bold decision to explore moving their Super Rugby teams to Europe’s PRO Rugby competition.
The PRO14’s organisers have confirmed they are in talks regarding the increase of the number of South African teams in future tournaments.
The short side returns to Planet Rugby as we study the major talking points ahead of this weekend’s action in the Premiership and PRO14.
SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux welcomed news from the South African Government that rugby has been given permission to return to action.
The PRO14 will return on Friday, August 21 as Benetton take on Zebre before Irish rivals Leinster and Munster go head-to-head on Saturday.
It is time for Planet Rugby’s Sunday Social, your quirky recap of the serious and not so serious talking points from the past week’s action.