WP Rugby CEO Paul Zacks says his union was not informed about the negotiations and subsequent deal between lock Eben Etzebeth and Toulon.
Stormers and Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth will join Toulon after the 2019 World Cup on a two-year deal.
Springbok and Lions No 8, Warren Whiteley, has replaced Eben Etzebeth as president of the South African Rugby Players’ Association.
Eben Etzebeth has been named on the Springbok bench for Saturday’s match against Wales at the Millennium Stadium.
A call on the fitness of Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth will only be made later in the week.
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus says Eben Etzebeth may be fit enough to feature in the Test against France in Paris on Saturday.
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus says the ankle injury sustained by Eben Etzebeth during Saturday’s Test at Twickenham ‘looks pretty bad’.
Eben Etzebeth never doubted he would fight his way back from a serious shoulder injury, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Leicester Tigers have joined Toulon in the race for Eben Etzebeth’s signature after showing interest in the lock’s post-World Cup availability.
Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth is on the cover of the new SA Rugby magazine, on sale this week!