Rugby

Doppies calls it a day

2014-10-31 09:06
Doppies la Grange (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - Doppies la Grange, who played centre for Griquas in this year's Currie Cup, has announced his retirement from rugby.

The 32-year-old arrived in Kimberley earlier this year after playing for Italian club Benetton Treviso since 2012. He previously represented the Lions between 2003 and 2012.

When asked what his career highlight was, La Grange told Netwerk24: "I'll never forget winning the Currie Cup with the Lions in 2011."

La Grange also said he had no regrets about calling it a day.

"When I returned from Italy earlier (this year) I knew I still wanted to play in Currie Cup matches in South Africa before retiring. I listened to my body, but also decided that I wanted to bow out on my own terms and not because of a lack of form."

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