Stormers and WP prop Steven Kitshoff has signed a two-year contract with French Top 14 club Bordeaux-Bègles.
The 22-year-old is the latest player to opt for a move to France, following the news that Bulls flank-cum-lock Jacques du Plessis signed for Montpellier over the weekend.
Kitshoff, a member of the SA U20 side that won the 2012 Junior World Championship, is still contracted to Western Province until the end of October, and will leave for France after the Currie Cup.
The mobile front-rower has won 45 Vodacom Super Rugby caps for the Stormers, and is expected to play a key role in their upcoming campaign after recovering from a knee injury that has kept him on the sidelines since last May.
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