Former Kings' centre gets Super lifeline
TRANSFER NEWS: South African-born Shane Gates has become the latest player to fulfil his ambition of playing Super Rugby.
The former Kings centre has signed a contract with Japanese Super Rugby franchise the Sunwolves.
26-year-old Gates played for the Kings between 2011 and 2016 but left South Africa to join Japan League club Shining Arcs.
Gates joins fellow South Africans utility forward Grant Hatting, flank Lappies Labuschagne, prop Hencus van Wyk and wing Gerhard van den Heever in Sunwolves 2019 Super Rugby squad.
The Sunwolves start their Super Rugby campaign against the Sharks in Singapore on February 16.
— サンウルブズ/SUNWOLVES (@sunwolves) January 9, 2019
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