Saffas Abroad

News and views on South Africans playing abroad

SA-laden Sarries front Sharks

Saracens have named 10 South African-born players and Namibian Jacques Burger in their 23 match squad for the historic match against Jake White’s Sharks. White, in turn, has chosen 12 Springboks.

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King Kockott

South Africa’s Rory Kockott was crowned the French Top 14 Players’ Player of the Year for the 2012-13 season.

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Ali gives Bakkies thumbs up

Former All Blacks lock Ali Williams said it made for an easier game having Bakkies Botha locking next to him and not against him.

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Bakkies cashes in

Bakkies Botha hasn’t given up on playing for the Springboks again, but his value in French domestic rugby makes him one of the highest paid players.

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Toulon tags another Saffa

Sharks hooker Craig Burden is off to Toulon after the French club giants failed to lure Springbok Bismarck du Plessis.

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