Johannesburg - Lions lock Joshua Strauss has signed a contract with Scottish side Glasgow Warriors, the Johannesburg union announced on Tuesday.
Strauss, a former Lions captain, signed with the Warriors until May 2015.
"We are pleased that we could come to an agreement with Josh and Glasgow Warriors which will allow Josh to fulfill his desire in playing rugby in Europe for an extended period," Golden Lions Rugby Union president Kevin de Klerk said in a statement.
"We want to thank Josh for his contribution at the Lions and wish him all the best with his future."
The Lions said Strauss would link up with his new club before the end of September.