Rugby: A world champion being chased by the top 14!

Rugby: A world champion being chased by the top 14!

Faf de Klerk, a key player in South Africa’s World Cup win last autumn, could well follow in the footsteps of his teammate Siya Kolisi, who has signed with Racing 92. Several teams in the top 14 would actually follow in the footsteps of the 32-year-old scrum-half, who has been playing in Japan since 2023.

The French championship is attracting more and more stars from the oval planet. This has also been confirmed in recent years, with a veritable flood sweeping over the country Top 14with, for example, Owen Farrell, who signed for it Race 92.

Mass exodus in the top 14

England is particularly affected as some of the Premiership’s biggest names have packed their bags or are set to do so. Farrell is the perfect example, but we can find it too Jack Nowell, Henry Arundell, Lewis Ludlam, Kyle Sinckler, Jack Willis, Sam Simmonds or Billy Vunipolawho recently decided to join MHR next season.

Faf de Klerk to Kolisi?

It’s not just the English who are worried, because the South Africans also saw their captain Siya Kolisi Also give in to the sirens Top 14since he also joined that Race 92. According to data from Rugby Passone of his compatriots could join him, there Faf de Klerk would be followed by the RCT, BayonneTHE MHR as well as through theUSAP. However, the price must be paid for this, as the two-time world champion is currently one of the best-paid players in the world on the Japanese side.


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