Is Bok captain Siya Kolisi on his approach to Racing 92?

Is Springbok World Cup-winning captain Siya Kolisi negotiating a transfer to prime French membership Racing 92?

Kolisi, who’s at the moment on tour in Europe with the Boks and has been nationwide workforce captain since 2018, is contracted to the Sharks.

Nevertheless, based on prime French publication Midi Olympique, Kolisi’s administration workforce and Racing 92 are apparently in talks for a transfer.

SA Rugby journal additionally reported on Monday that if Kolisi have been to maneuver to France it could come after subsequent yr’s World Cup — which occurs to be in France and the place the Boks will probably be defending champions.

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Each publications mentioned discussions a few transfer have been at a sophisticated stage.

Kolisi is contracted to the Sharks till 2027, having joined from the Stormers and Western Province final yr.

A transfer away from Durban earlier than 2027 would imply Racing, or some other workforce, must purchase Kolisi out of his contract, or negotiate a mortgage transfer or short-term sabbatical.

In the meantime, it was additionally reported on the weekend that one other Bok World Cup winner, Elton Jantjies, has joined French second division workforce, Agen.

Jantjies, who isn’t at the moment enjoying for the Boks due to private issues, will be part of his new membership with quick impact. The take care of see the flyhalf play for the membership till the tip of the 2023/24 season.