More Sites
Search
‘Ghost’ dashes down football sideline‘Ghost’ dashes down football sideline French footballer jailed for headbuttFrench footballer jailed for headbutt American blows certain try with intercept passAmerican blows certain try with intercept pass
advertisement
Most popular articles
Year in ReviewThe tears, tragedy
and triumph of 2014
Wide World of Sports TV partners
Footy ClassifiedOur award winning panel tell it how it really is in the AFL world.NRL Footy ShowFatty and the gang bring you an entertaining look at rugby league.AFL Footy ShowAustralia's favourite team takes you through the week in AFL.Wide World of SportsCatch up with Ken Sutcliffe and the team on Wide World of Sports.
Springbok lock Kruger joining Racing Metro
14:15 AEST Wed Dec 19 2012

Springbok and Northern Bulls lock Juandre Kruger will join French club Racing Metro after the 2013 Super 15 season, his province says.

Bulls coach Frans Ludeke admitted the Pretoria-based Bulls could not match the financial offer of Racing, who lost Springbok utility back Francois Steyn to Durban Super 15 outfit Coastal Sharks this year.

"Juandre received a great offer that we could not match," admitted Ludeke. "With an unfavourable exchange rate at the moment, it is very difficult to compete financially with European clubs."

Kruger quickly established himself as a first-choice lock for the Springboks this year with Western Stormers' Eben Etzebeth after the retirement of Victor Matfield and the move of Bakkies Botha to France.