Stormers confirm Tagicakibau signing

The Stormers have acquired the services of Samoa and London Irish winger Sailosi Tagicakibau.

The 31-year-old flyer will join the Cape side immediately for the rest of the Super Rugby season.

'We’ve done our research on him, having tracked his progress for some time now. We have also built up a good understanding with London Irish, after also loaning Jebb Sinclair from the club in 2012, and Sailosi comes highly recommended by [London Irish] director of rugby Brian Smith,' said Stormers coach Allister Coetzee.

The Stormers have been in desperate need of a specialised winger following the departures of Bryan Habana (Toulon) and Gerhard van den Heever (Munster), along with the injury to sevens speedster Cheslin Kolbe.

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