Being crowned the South African Shield winners in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship has liberated the elated Stormers from a dark era in their history.
The Vodacom United Rugby Championship playoffs will kick off on Friday, 3 June after the schedule for the ‘Final Eight’ was confirmed on Monday morning.
Jaden Hendrikse and Salmaan Moerat are set to be included in the Springbok squad for the upcoming Test series against Wales in July.
Springbok skipper and loose forward Siya Kolisi looks set to stick with the Sharks for the remainder of his career.
Sbu Nkosi insists that he is not thinking about where he stands in terms of his place with the Springboks as he focuses on recovering from the ankle injury that brought his season to an early end.
Vincent Tshituka has been named Vodacom United Rugby Championship Player of the Month – the first forward to achieve this – after a strong April campaign for the Lions.
The Sharks have announced the signing of barnstorming Lions loose forward Vincent Tshituka on a three-year deal.
Franchise legend Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira has hinted the Sharks aren’t done recruiting, as “there are things in the pipeline”.
Wandisile Simelane is poised to join the Vodacom Bulls, with the Lions centre having considered his “options on the table”.
Marcell Coetzee can’t wait to lead the Vodacom Bulls in the European Champions Cup, saying “it’s like playing international rugby every weekend”.