CONFIRMED: Sharks sign loosie from Cheetahs
TRANSFER NEWS: Loose forward Henco Venter will join the Sharks from Pro14 side Cheetahs.
Venter’s transfer from the Currie Cup Champions Cheetahs was confirmed via the Sharks’ official Twitter page.
The loose forward is the fifth player to join the Durban side following the signings of Jordan Chait (Maties), Stormers loose forward Sikhumbuzo Notshe and Lions duo Madosh Tambwe and James Venter.
The 27-year-old made his debut for the Free State Cheetahs in the 2012 Currie Cup Promotion/Relegation series against the Eastern Province Kings and was also included in the squad for the 2013 Currie Cup competition.
He recently had a short stint with Japanese club Toshiba Brave Lupus.
Sharks are expected to confirm the signings of Ox Nche (Cheetahs) and Werner Kok in the coming days.
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