SA latest – Bulls set for mass exodus
10 Feb 2011
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Bulls set for mass exodus – The Bulls will be losing more than Fourie du Preez and Victor Matfield after the 2011 season.
Matfield will be retiring after the 2011 World Cup, while Du Preez will be furthering his career with Eddie Jones’s Suntory Sungoliath in Japan. But if reports from Pretoria are to be believed, there are more seniors who will be moving on.
It’s been rumoured that Bakkies Botha will move to the Lions in 2012, rumours that at this stage are yet to be substantiated. Another Bok lock in Danie Rossouw is expected to join Du Preez and Jones in Japan, according to Die Burger.
The newspaper also suggested that French club Toulouse are after Gurthrö Steenkamp and Gary Botha’s signatures. Wynand Olivier has also been approached by several clubs in France.