Teichmann to return to Natal for one last game
January 11, 2000
Former South Africa and Natal captain Gary Teichmann will return to his former home in June to play one last game.
He will appear for his new club Newport in a game organised to pay tribute to the Springbok favourite.
The game, hosted by the Natal Rugby Union, will take place on June 3 at impressive the Kings Park stadium
Natal Rugby Union CEO Brian van Zyl said, "This is an opportunity to honour his service and dedication to the game of rugby. Natal rugby enjoyed being part of Gary's career...and it is fantastic for us to host Gary and his current club."
Teichmann, who joined the Welsh club after he was dropped from the Springbok squad for the World Cup last year, was looking forward to going back.
"It is a great opportunity for Newport to come out to South Africa and experience playing in front of the Natal supporters. I have enjoyed my time at Newport so far and am looking forward to playing again in Durban," he said.
Proposals to remove promotion and relegation from the Aviva Premiership would be for the good of the game overall, argues John Taylor
Ireland have the world sitting up and taking notice - and rugby's structure in Europe will aid their Rugby World Cup bid, writes John Mitchell
Where does Italy's win over Scotland rank among their successes in the Six Nations? Scrum Sevens investigates
The tone was set early on in Dublin as a more clinical Ireland made England pay. All is not lost, however, argues Phil Vickery