The Stormers have announced that Blitzbok speedster Seabelo Senatla has signed a two-year contract extension with Western Province Professional Rugby (WPPR).
It was confirmed on Tuesday that the fleet-footed wing, who is the all-time leading try-scorer for the Springbok Sevens team, committed his future to the Stormers and Western Province.
Senatla made his Stormers debut in 2015 and has since accumulated 33 Vodacom Super Rugby caps, while amassing 38 appearances for Western Province. He has scored a combined total of 31 tries in that time, crossing the tryline nine times for the Stormers and 22 times in the blue-and-white hoops of WP.
Stormers head coach John Dobson said that having a finisher of Senatla’s class is a weapon any team would love to have in their arsenal.
‘Seabelo’s familiarity with the tryline is well known, both in sevens and 15s, but he brings much more than just deadly finishing abilities to our team,’ Dobson said.
‘We want to create an environment for Seabelo to reach his considerable potential and be a Bok in both sevens and 15s, which there is no doubt he is capable of.
‘He is a model professional who works as hard as anyone and is constantly looking to improve himself, which is why it is so exciting to have him on board with us beyond the next Rugby World Cup in 2023.’
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