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Stormers legend hangs up his boots

NEWS: The Stormers revealed that one of the true legends of Cape Town has hung up his boots.


In a statement on social media the Stormers revealed that Springboks Juan de Jongh has decided to draw the curtain on his 14-year professional career.

Under the headline: ‘A Stormers legend bows out’, the Stormers said: All the best in retirement.

“Thanks for all you did for this team over the years.”

The 35-year-old played 19 Tests – making his debut against Wales at the Millennium Stadium in June 2010 and played his last Test against New Zealand at Kingspark in October 2016.

He played 100 games for the Stormers, 70-odd games for Western Province 60-odd times for Wasps.

De Jongh also had two stints with the national Sevens team – 2008 and 2015 to 2017.


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