As the Springboks settle in back home, the rumours have started to surface about the future of certain individuals. Two Western Province players have been the centre of a lot of attention, and it’s not been from Europe.
Both Jaque Fourie and Bryan Habana have hit headlines this week as they are linked with moves to Japan, where big name players go to earn the Yen instead of the Euro. Japan, having won the hosting rights to the 2019 Rugby World Cup, is one of the fastest developing rugby nations, and money is available by the bucket loads.
It is widely known that both Fourie and Habana are out of contract at the end of the season, and both are yet to sign new contracts. Habana has already been approached by Toulouse, but they could not match his astonishing price tag. Fourie, on the other hand, has had very little media time in this regard.
Both Fourie du Preez and Danie Rossouw have already confirmed moves to Japanese club Suntory, with Peter Grant playing for the Kobe Steelers.
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