Former Ireland hooker Keith Wood says Munster’s acquisition of Springbok lock Jason Jenkins ‘sends the wrong signals’ to Irish youth players.
World Cup-winning Springbok utility forward Pieter-Steph du Toit had reportedly agreed to a lucrative deal with Munster, but the high-profile move was blocked by the Irish Rugby Football Union.
Munster have announced the signing of Springbok lock Jason Jenkins on a one-year deal.
The Vodacom Bulls are hoping to have lock Jason Jenkins back from injury for Saturday’s match against the Stormers in Cape Town.
Centres Damian de Allende and Jesse Kriel and lock Jason Jenkins are set to sign lucrative deals to play in Japan after the World Cup.
Jake White’s Toyota Verblitz beat Suntory Sungoliath 43-34 in the Japanese Top League Cup final in Chichibu on Saturday.