Springbok scrumhalf Faf de Klerk is on the verge of leaving Sale Sharks and signing a deal with Johan Ackermann’s Red Hurricanes team in Japan, according to reports in England.
Springbok wing Makazole Mapimpi has returned to the Sharks from his successful stint in Japan with the Red Hurricanes.
Springboks and Sharks wing Makazole Mapimpi is heading back to Durban after completing his short-term stint with Japanese Top League side Docomo Red Hurricanes.
Makazole Mapimpi made his debut for the NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes on Saturday, with the Springbok wing only featuring in the first half of a pre-season game against the Shimizu Blue Sharks.
Former Cheetahs head coach Rory Duncan has turned down an approach from the Kings in favour of a move to Japan with the Red Hurricanes.