Etzebeth on his way to Japan?

Date published: June 26 2015

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Springbok and Stormers lock Eben Etzebeth is set to further his career in Japan according to media reports.

Japonrugby.net reports that the 23-year-old will join Bok fly-half Handré Pollard at the NTT-Docomo Red Hurricanes after the Springboks' Rugby World Cup campaign in England later this year.

Like Pollard, Etzebeth is also set to join the Japanese club on a three-month contract. That would mean he will return to take part in the Stormers' 2016 Super Rugby campaign.

The 33-Test Springbok's contract with Western Province expires at the end of the 2016 season and he was also linked with a move to Toulon at the end of the 2014 season.

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