The Sharks this morning confirmed the signing of Bok tourist Lourens Adriaanse on a two-year deal.
We reported on Friday that the Griquas tighthead had agreed to move to Durban at the end of the Currie Cup season. That signing was confirmed via a Sharks press release earlier today.
Durban, 19 August 2013: The Sharks are delighted to confirm the signing of Griquas tighthead prop, Lourens Adriaanse on a two-year deal.
Adriaanse will officially join The Sharks in November 2013 to participate in The Sharks pre-season training ahead of the start of the Vodacom Super Rugby tournament in 2014.
Confirming the signing, The Sharks Rugby Commercial Manager, Rudolf Straeuli stated, “We have been impressed with Lourens performances for both the Cheetahs and Griquas. He has a good work rate around the park and will add depth to our tight five.”
John Smit, The Sharks CEO added, “Lourens has displayed his immense potential and value as a tighthead prop and is a good addition to our squad. We look forward to welcoming him to The Sharks family.”