Ruben van Heerden, 22, has joined the Sharks on a three-year contract.
Van Heerden represented the Junior Springboks last year and also made his Super Rugby debut for the Bulls.
‘Ruben is a talented young lock and a great acquisition for the Sharks,’ said coach Robert du Preez. ‘He is a natural athlete and has all the attributes needed to be a great lock.’
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