The Lions remain locked in a ‘dispute’ with English club Gloucester over the signing of Bok lock Franco Mostert.
Earlier this year, Gloucester announced that Mostert would be joining the club ahead of the 2018-19 season, but the Lions believe that there were irregularities involved in the deal.
According to The Citizen, the Lions are now intent on fighting to retain the services of the 27-year-old.
‘Franco is still contracted by us and we are still in the middle of a dispute with Gloucester,’ Lions CEO Rudolf Straeuli commented.
‘He must honour his contract, with all respect to Franco, but my board told me I must act against Gloucester.
‘His agent had been suspended for three years and it has happened before with Lyon in France, and the second time we said “no”.’
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