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Bok lock to go away Stormers

Bok lock to go away Stormers


The DHL Stormers will bid farewell to one of many inaugural Vodacom URC champions’ second-row titans, whose transfer to a French High 14 membership has been confirmed.

Springbok lock Marvin Orie will be a part of Perpignan subsequent season on a two-year deal, the membership introduced on Monday.

Orie, who joined the Stormers from the Lions in 2021, was an important a part of the aspect that gained the 2021-22 URC title, beginning 17 occasions, together with within the closing towards the Vodacom Bulls.

The 30-year-old has made a complete of 42 appearances in all competitions for the Capetonians, and has additionally led the crew when skipper Steven Kitshoff was unavailable.

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Orie began for the Boks within the Rugby Championship win towards Australia on Saturday, however will sit out this weekend’s sport towards the All Blacks in Auckland.

He’s prone to characteristic for South Africa at this yr’s Rugby World Cup in France, which ends on 28 October, because the world champions goal to defend the Webb Ellis Cup.

“Perpignan verify the signing of the South African second row for 2 years,” the membership posted on Twitter. “He’ll be a part of his team-mates after fulfilling his commitments with the Springboks.”

The brand new High 14 season will start on 18 August earlier than taking a seven-week break for the World Cup.

© Agence France-Presse

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