Vodacom Super 14

Waldrom lost to Crusaders

2010-02-23 11:24
Leaving for Leicester (File)
London - English club Leicester Tigers have completed the signing of Crusaders back rower Thomas Waldrom.

According to the Leicester Mercury website, the 26-year-old No 8 was the Super 14 outfit's player of the year last season and is currently with Todd Blackadder's squad for the 2010 tournament.

He is expected to finish his commitments with the seven-time Super 14 champions Crusaders before heading north.

The man nicknamed 'Thomas the Tank Engine' said he was looking forward to the move.

"While the results and trophy cabinet speak for themselves, everyone I have spoken to can't speak highly enough about the structures, coaching and facilities in Leicester," he said.

"Knowing that people I trust viewed the club in that light made my decision so much easier.

"While I still have a massive job to do here in Christchurch, the whole family is looking forward to the challenges moving to Leicester will bring."


What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Sport Talk

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

If Super14 champs, the Bulls, had to take on Heineken Cup champs, Toulouse, at a neutral venue, which side would win?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.