REPORT: Rising Stormers star signs for English club
TRANSFER NEWS: One of South Africa’s rising stars is set to head north.
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.
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