Potgieter staying with Waratahs

The Bulls have failed to lure Jacques Potgieter back to Pretoria halfway through his Waratahs contract.

The Bok forward is contracted to the Tahs until the end of the 2015 season, but was considering a move back to the Bulls, who he represented 23 times in Super Rugby from 2012 to 2013.

The 28-year-old told SuperSport.com that he 'missed South Africa but I have another year in Sydney to complete', while his agent, Gert van der Merwe, said the Australian dollars' relative power over the South African rand (10 to 1) had made the Waratahs his home – for now.

'He certainly was looking to come back, but the deal he was offered was a good one, and it was hard to refuse,' Van der Merwe said.

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