Ooh la la! Kings eye young star

 

HOMEWARD BOUND: Stade Francais hooker Michael van Vuuren could be heading to Port Elizabeth to play for the EP Kings in the Currie Cup Premier Division. Picture: GALLO IMAGES
HOMEWARD BOUND: Stade Francais hooker Michael van Vuuren could be heading to Port Elizabeth to play for the EP Kings in the Currie Cup Premier Division. Picture: GALLO IMAGES

FORMER Baby Bok and current Stade Francais hooker Michael van Vuuren looks set to be the next major signing for the EP Kings as they bid to bolster their squad ahead of their entry into the Currie Cup Premier Division.

The 22-year-old former Grey High School pupil would be a massive gain for the Kings as they look to make their mark at the top level of South African professional rugby, starting in August.

Van Vuuren’s two-year contract at Paris-based Stade Francais in the French Top 14 comes to an end shortly and rugby insiders have made it known that the fiery hooker is right at the top of the Kings’ shopping list. – George Byron

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