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REPORT: Rising Stormers star signs for English club

TRANSFER NEWS: One of South Africa’s rising stars is set to head north.

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According to the latest report in The Rugby Paper,  Stormers loose forward Juarno Augustus has signed for English club Northampton Saints after the player “agreed an initial two-year deal with the option for a third year”.

He is set to join the club ahead of the 2021/2022 European season

Augustus will reportedly be paid £180,000 a year.

Augustus, 23, is a former South Africa Under-20 international and he was named the world’s best U20 player in 2017.

*READ: Siya’s Departure sparks transfer rumours

The Stormers have already lost the services of Springbok captain Siya Kolisi, who joined the Sharks on a multi-year deal.

More Stormers players are expected to leave Cape Town with hooker Bongi Mbonambi and lock JD Schickeling also on the rumour list.

Source: The Rugby Paper

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