Johannesburg - Lions utility back Jaco Taute has signed a loan deal with the Stormers, but he also has the option of making a permanent move, according to keo.co.za website.
Taute has been linked to season-long stint with the Cape franchise
over the past two weeks, and the deal was finally signed on Tuesday
The 21-year-old said he was looking forward to the new challenge.
‘I’m very excited,’ Taute told keo.co.za. ‘The Stormers have been a
world-class team in recent seasons and I hope to make a valuable
contribution next year.’
The deal should see the player return to the Lions in time for their
Super Rugby promotion-relegation match against the last-placed South
However, Taute revealed he could decide to extend his stay in Cape Town.
‘My contract with the Lions expires next season,’ said Taute. ‘So I
could stay on with the Stormers if I wanted to. But we see how things go