WATCH | CJ Stander practices with sheep, turning farm into training ground

Ireland international CJ Stander has turned his family farm back in South Africa into a training round. 

The 30-year-old, who has been living in Ireland since 2012 where he had been based with PRO14 side Munster, made it back to South African in time for the country’s 21-day lockdown period in efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. 

LIST | Jamie Roberts and five other rugby stars working in hospitals during crisis

Here are five rugby players who are doing their bit on the frontline of the fight against the Coronavirus.

1. Jamie Roberts (Doctor)

The Wales international, who is a qualified Doctor, has volunteered his services and is now working for the Cardiff and Vale Health board after flying home from South Africa. He will operate as a clinical innovation fellow – a role which will see him working in Cardiff in a motivational and communications capacity.