Springbok half-breeze Elton jantjies could be on its way to the Japanese side Red hurricanes NTT Docomo before the end of 2021.
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Elton Jantjies was somewhat surprisingly released from his contract with the Lions ahead of the Rainbow Cup SA tournament in order to join the French team at Pau as a medical joker.
At this point he is expected to return to the Lions after the end of the French Top 14, but then he would be ready to head to Japan and join former Lions coach Johan again. Ackermann.
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According to a report on Netwerk24, Jantjies’ Docomo Red Hurricanes contract which will come into effect later this year.
Ackermann was the coach of the Jantjies Lions during the local domination of the union between 2016 and 2018, when they reached three consecutive Super Rugby finals.
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Jantjies, now 30, took part in 37 tests for the Springboks.
At this point, he should still have a role in the British and Irish Lions series.
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This notice was published: 2021-05-31 07:06:48