Wolhuter returning to the Cape

Western Province Rugby have confirmed the signing of highly-regarded young flyhalf Kade Wolhuter from French club Montpellier.

Wolhuter attended Paul Roos and represented the Western Province U18 Craven Week team for two years before signing a junior contract with Montpellier to join the French side’s academy this year.

Despite Wolhuter signing what was thought to be a long-term deal with Montpellier, it was confirmed on Friday that he would instead return to the Cape.

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In addition, impressive loose forward Keke Morabe has also committed to Western Province Rugby in another boost to the union’s youth stocks.

Morabe is an imposing No.8 who has represented SA Schools for the last two years and captained the Griffons at the 2019 Craven Week.

Stormers John Dobson said that both Wolhuter and Morabe will add valuable depth as they develop their respective games in the coming years.

‘We know that both these players are highly talented, it is now up to us to give them the tools that they need to realise their considerable potential.

‘It is very encouraging that these two talented youngsters have chosen to take their careers forward at WP Rugby and our coaches are looking forward to working with them and developing them both as rugby players and young men,’ he said.