URC transfers: How the South African teams have recruited

The Bulls, Sharks, Lions and Stormers have all been active in the buildup to this month’s inaugural Vodacom United Rugby Championship. SARugbymag.co.za tracks the latest moves ahead of the new tournament.



Bismarck du Plessis (free agent)
Jacques du Plessis (Montpellier)
Johan Goosen (Montpellier)
Harold Vorster (Panasonic Wild Knights)
Ruan Combrinck (free agent)
Lionel Mapoe (Nice)
Sibongile Novuka (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
Mheli Dlamini (Crusaders Rugby Club)

ALSO READ: Bismark in Bulls squad for URC tour


Duane Vermeulen (Ulster)
Ivan van Zyl (Saracens)
Marco van Staden (Leicester Tigers)
Jan Uys (Grenoble)
Tim Agaba (Carcassonne)
Marnus Potgieter (Sharks)
Nizaam Carr (Wasps)
Travis Ismaiel (retired)
Clinton Swart (Shizuoka Blue Revs)



Ruan Pienaar (Cheetahs, loan)
Tian Meyer (Cheetahs, loan)
Marnus Potgieter (Bulls)
Bongi Mbonambi (Stormers)
Cameron Wright (free agent)
Tinotenda Mavesere (University of the Western Cape)
Gerbrandt Grobler (Stade Francais)
Eduan Keyter (Griquas)
Ben Tapuai (Harlequins)
Joaquin Diaz Bonilla (Leicester Tigers)
Olajuwon Noah (NHRU Wildfires)

ALSO READ: Buthelezi leads big Sharks squad to Europe


Manie Libbok (Stormers)
Michael Kumbirai (SA XV)
John-Hubert Meyer (Beziers)
JJ van der Mescht (Stade Francais)



Edwill van der Merwe (Stormers)
Eddie Fouche (Pumas, loan)
Morgan Naude (Pumas, loan)
Pieter Jansen van Vuuren (Pumas, loan)
Matt More (Pumas, loan)
Christopher Hollis (Griquas, loan)
Ginter Smuts (Pumas, loan)

ALSO READ: Lions unveil squad for European adventure


Dan Kriel (Seattle Seawolves)
Marnus Schoeman (Grenoble)
Jan-Henning Campher (Ealing Trailfinders)
Len Massyn (Ealing Trailfinders)
Elton Jantjies (Red Hurricanes)
Gianni Lombard (Red Hurricanes)
Hacjivah Dayimani (Stormers)
Courtnall Skosan (Northampton Saints)



Manie Libbok (Sharks)
Adre Smith (Griquas)
Brok Harris (free agent, short-term deal)
Hacjivah Dayimani (Lions)
Juan de Jongh (Wasps)
Deon Fourie (Grenoble)
Junior Pokomela (Cheetahs, loan)
Willie Engelbrecht (Pumas, loan)
Stefan Ungerer (Griquas, loan)

ALSO READ: Libbok in Stormers squad for URC tour


Pieter-Steph du Toit (Toyota Verblitz)
JD Schickerling (Kobe Steelers)
Juarno Augustus (Northampton Saints)
Bongi Mbonambi (Sharks)
Abner van Reenen (Rovigo)
Edwill van der Merwe (Lions)

Photo: Gallo Images

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Dylan Jack