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Live wire SA loosie signs for French club

18 May 2021, 16:13 GMT+10

Flanker Marnus Schoeman has left the Lions to join French club Grenoble.

Grenoble, who compete in the PRO D2 second division, announced on Monday that the 32-year-old had signed a two-year deal.

Schoeman, a former Junior Springbok, had been on the Lions' books since 2018, having previously represented the Bulls, Griquas and Pumas.

"Marnus is a very experienced player with nearly 150 matches in Super Rugby, Vodacom Cup and Currie Cup to his credit.He's a very active backrow and very efficient in the ruck zones with a great quality of contest," Grenoble's Sports Manager, Fabien Gengenbacher, said in a statement.

The other South African currently on Grenoble's books is former Stormers flank/hooker Deon Fourie.

Source: News24

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