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Springbok hooker Scarra Ntubeni indicators three-year Stormers extension

The Stormers have introduced that Springbok hooker Scarra Ntubeni has signed a three-year contract extension with Western Province Skilled Rugby (WPPR).

The seasoned front-row ahead has been with Western Province and the Stormers for his complete skilled profession and can construct on over a decade of expertise over the subsequent three years.

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Having arrived in Cape City straight out of college in 2010, Ntubeni has since accrued 76 caps for the Stormers and 73 caps for Western Province.

The all-action hooker, who made his Springbok debut simply earlier than the 2019 World Cup, is understood for his industrious model on the sector and the vital function he performs within the group atmosphere off the sector.

Stormers Head Coach John Dobson mentioned that having a senior participant like Ntubeni commit one other three years is extremely worthwhile for the complete squad.

‘Scarra is a participant and character that embodies what we’re all about as a squad. He’s loyal and passionate in regards to the group, but additionally performs the sport with aptitude and with a smile on his face.

‘As a participant of appreciable ability and expertise, he’ll play an vital function in serving to develop the subsequent technology of stars over the subsequent three years.’

WPPR Chairman Ebrahim Rasool mentioned that the long-term dedication of gamers like Ntubeni is the supply of encouragement in regards to the future.

‘Scarra has by no means performed for an additional group in his skilled profession and his persevering with loyalty constitutes encouraging suggestions for the enabling atmosphere we proceed to nurture for all our gamers.

‘We’re intent on constructing additional on that and Scarra’s expertise can be invaluable in that regard going ahead.’

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