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Sale Sharks Announce Signing Of Springbok Lood De Jager

Sale Sharks have announced the signing of Springbok Lood De Jager. 

De Jager will join up with Steve Diamond’s side ahead of the 2019/20 Gallagher Premiership season after he finishes the current Super Rugby campaign with the Vodacom Bulls. If he is selected by Rassie Erasmus for South Africa’s World Cup campaign, the 26-year-old will join up with his new club after the showpiece event in Japan.

The powerful second-row has won 38 caps for South Africa while he also represented the Barbarians in December of last year.

Lood De Jager

Steve Diamond Sale Sharks Director of Rugby Said:

“I am extremely pleased to secure the services Lood for the 2019/20 season. He is a world-class line-out operator with lots of experience at the highest level and offers a huge physical presence around the pitch. Lood’s signing is a statement of intent in our endeavour to become a force in the Gallagher Premiership and Europe over the next three years.”

Commenting on the recent announcement Lood said:

“Firstly it is a great honour for me to join Sale Sharks, they are a club with great tradition and really high ambitions and they are building something really special. It’s exciting to be a part of and I’m looking forward to joining up with the guys in Manchester later in the year.”

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