A former Springbok fullback and sometimes wing will join Kubota Spears in Japan after his season ends at Worcester where he has notched up 99 games so far
News 24 reports that Former Springbok fullback and sometimes wing, Thinus Delport, will join Kubota Spears in Japan after his season at Worcester ends.
Delport plays his 100th match for Worcerster on Saturday when they face Leicester in the Premiership. This match also marks his 200th match in the Premiership after he had played for Gloucester for a number of years.
Delport, who played in 18 Tests for the Springboks, including the 2003 World Cup, is the third player from Worcestershire to leave for Japan.
“Thinus is playing some of the best rugby of his career and there is a good chance he will make his 100th top-flight appearance against Leicester on Saturday,” club coach Mike Ruddock told Worcester news.
“Hopefully he will be able to keep playing that kind of rugby until the end of the season.
“We’ve got a ready-made replacement for him in Chris Latham, but it will be sad to see him go – on both a professional and personal level,” Ruddock said.Tweet