South Africa back-row Pieter-Steph du Toit and New Zealand second-row Patrick Tuipulotu have signed deals with Toyota Verblitz in Japan.
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber says Pieter-Steph du Toit could be out for the rest of 2021 and also gave an update on Duane Vermeulen.
Pieter-Steph du Toit has withdrawn the contract termination notification made recently and recommitted to the Stormers.
Stormers and Springboks flanker Pieter-Steph du Toit has requested to leave the Cape Town-based side in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Stormers and Bok flanker Pieter-Steph du Toit came close to having a leg amputated after a freak injury during his side’s clash with the Blues.