Four South Africans are having to pack their bags as part of a mass player clear-out at Sale Sharks.
Springbok centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg was confirmed as the English Premiership club’s seventh off-season departure on Wednesday.
Janse van Rensburg, who scored 23 tries in 73 appearances for Sale, will return to SA after signing a three-year deal with the Sharks in Durban.
𝗖𝗟𝗨𝗕 𝗦𝗧𝗔𝗧𝗘𝗠𝗘𝗡𝗧 🦈
Sale Sharks can today announce that @RohanJVR12 will leave the club at the end of the season to return to South Africa. 🇿🇦
We would like to thank Rohan for his amazing contribution to Sale Sharks over the years. 🙌
Read more 👇#ThankYouRohan
— Sale Sharks 🦈 (@SaleSharksRugby) May 4, 2022
Meanwhile, former Lions and Cheetahs lock JP du Preez (27) has agreed to join Glasgow Warriors for the 2022-23 season, subject to a visa being granted.
And it was confirmed last month that World Cup-winning Boks Faf de Klerk and Lood de Jager will leave Sale at the end of this season.
De Klerk is moving on to Japan, with De Jager widely reported to join his national teammate in Japan League One.