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    Young stars extend Bulls stay

    2013-06-21 07:50
    JJ Engelbrecht (Gallo Images)
    Pretoria - A number of the most promising rugby players in South Africa, as well as four senior Bulls players renewed their contracts with the Blue Bulls Company, it was announced on Thursday.
     
    Current Springbok squad members Arno Botha and JJ Engelbrecht signed on until 2016, Louis Fouché, Hencus van Wyk, Jono Ross, Basil Short and Deon Stegmann until 2015 and Handré Pollard until 2017.
     
    A number of players currently playing for the Junior Springboks in France has also penned extensions.
     
    Flank Roelof Smit, prop Andrew Beerwinkel and lock Jannes Kirsten signed on until 2015, while current Baby Bok captain, Ruan Steenkamp, signed until 2014.
     
    Xander Janse van Rensburg, the High Performance Manager at the Bulls, said talks are on-going to sign flank Jacques du Plessis, who is currently contracted until 2014, for another couple of years.
     
    “It is great to see the vote of confidence in the company and our structures and teams by so many leading players,” Janse van Rensburg said.
     
    Engelbrecht indicated that enjoyment as well as the drive to win tournaments made his decision an easy one.
     
    “I am very happy in Pretoria, where a great work ethic and professional outlook is paramount. I feel I have developed so much as a player since joining the Bulls and want to keep on improving, something I know will happen here. The coaches here are brilliant and one can really develop as a player and as a person,” Engelbrecht said.
     
     
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