Oosthuizen & Van Der Merwe’s First Interview

New signings Coenie Oosthuizen and Akker Van Der Merwe have given their thoughts on the club after joining last summer.

Both players know each other well having played in the front-row for South African franchise the Sharks up until their moves. Akker has started the season in blistering form scoring 2 tries in his first 2 appearances, giving credence to his nickname as ‘The Raging Warthog’. 

Oosthuizen made his debut off the bench against Wasps last Saturday and will be hoping for a starting berth when the team travel to London Irish for their final Premiership Rugby Cup pool game. Below the pair discuss their new surroundings as well as the current strength of the squad. 

First-team coaches Pete Angelsea and Dorian West also provide an insight into what the duo has brought to the team so far.

Akker Van Der Merwe is sponsored by Adlington Welding Supplies Ltd


Coenie Oosthuizen is sponsored by Toast

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