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Bulls to sign Euro champ?

The Vodacom Bulls are reportedly set to boost their pack by confirming the return of a Premiership and Champions Cup winner from England.

According to the Rugby Paper, versatile forward Jannes Kirsten will return to South Africa at the end of the season in the latest big name exit due to the Premiership’s salary cap.

Kirsten has reportedly agreed to rejoin the Vodacom Bulls when his contract with Exeter expires in June.

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The 29-year-0ld former Junior Springbok started his professional career in Pretoria and made 46 appearances for the Vodacom Bulls before moving to England in 2019.

After arriving in Devon, Kirsten made an immediate impact in his first season with Exeter, forming a crucial part of the team that claimed the Premiership and Champions Cup double in 2019-2020.

Kirsten is able to play at both lock and flank and has made 75 appearances to date for the Chiefs so will add plenty of experience to the Vodacom Bulls pack next season.

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