World champions South Africa suffered their third successive defeat on their European tour as Saracens fly-half Derick Hougaard kicked a late winning drop-goal at Wembley on Tuesday.Sarries were 18-6 down at the break but they recovered thanks to early second-half tries by Ernst Joubert and Brad Barritt.Hougaard, a former Springbok player, then downed his native country with a goal five minutes from time to complete a 14-point personal haul.South Africa, who played a second-string side here...Read Full Story
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Derick Hougaard, the liefling of Loftus, may yet return to the Blue Bulls, even if it is not in a playing capacity.
The Beeld reports that Hougaard is close to signing a deal with the Bulls to join them in a coaching capacity. It is reported that he will be a kicking consultant for the junior teams at the Bulls, who are loaded with talented young flyhalves...Read Full Story
Saracens finished Northampton’s dominant jot down during a rain-soaked Vicarage Road, with fly-half Derick Hougaard a home side’s goal-kicking hero.
Tom Wood’s charge-down of a clearway by Hougaard was a usually try possibility for possibly side in a initial half.
Hougaard’s drop-goal as well as 4 penalties to 3 penalties by Shane Geraghty gave Sarries a 15-12 half-time lead.
Hougaard kept up his 100% kicking rate after a break, though Paul Diggin’s late try warranted Saints a losing reward...Read Full Story
Fly-half Derick Hougaard kicked sixteen points as well as helped Saracens corner past Premiership holders Leicester.
Schalk Brits as well as Richard Wigglesworth gave Sarries the gentle 17-7 lead during half time, with Billy Twelvetrees converting the chastisement try for Leicester.
Adding to his first-half conversions, Hougaard kicked 3 penalties as well as the dump idea to magnify their advantage.
Twelvetrees’ 3 kicks as well as Lucas Amorosino’s try narrowed the opening as Tigers claimed...Read Full Story
South African fly-half Derick Hougaard may not be appearing in many upcoming Ruby previews as he has failed in his attempt to secure a return to former club the Bulls, after the former Springbok found his chances at Saracens limited. The 28-year old has been battling his way back from a second Achilles operation, and had hoped to move back to the club where he first made a name for himself, in a successful six year period between 2002 and 2008.Fitness concerns have ruled out any deal though...Read Full Story
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