Western Province Couldn't Keep Kolisi, Springbok Captain Moves to KZN

Western Province Couldn't Keep Kolisi, Springbok Captain Moves to KZN

- The Stormers could not keep Siya Kolisi as he ends his contract early to head for KwaZulu-Natal

- The Sharks have offered an acceptable transfer fee, the club's new investors have links with Kolisi which date back to his days at Greys High School

- Roc Nations Sport bought a controlling stake in the Sharks, the talent agency is owned by Jay Z and they signed Kolisi up after the Boks won the World Cup

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Despite the Stormers best efforts they were unable to keep Springbok captain Siya Kolisi. He has been linked to a move to the Sharks in KwaZulu-Natal.

The Stormers has been the only home Siya has known in his rugby career spanning 11 years. His contract was officially set to end in October 2021 but Siya was ready to move on.

His move to KZN has a lot to do with changes which have taken place with the Sharks. The KZN team sold a controlling stake in the franchise to Roc Nations Sport in January.

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Western Province couldn't keep Kolisi, Springbok captain moves to KZN

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi will be leaving the Stormers and heading for KZN. Photo credit: siya_kolisi_the_bear
Source: Instagram

The president of Roc Nations Sport Michael York and Vincent Mai were the ones responsible for Kolisi getting his scholarship to attend Greys High School which helped him improve his rugby.

Roc Nation, the talent agency, signed Siya Kolisi to its label after the Boks won the World Cup, the agency is owned by US rapper Jay Z.

The Stormers revealed that despite trying everything to resign Kolisi, he opted to be released early from his contract after the Sharks offered an acceptable transfer fee.

Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that SA rugby star and self-proclaimed bear, Siya Kolisi, recently headed to his Instagram page to share a heartfelt goodbye post with fellow rugby player Lwazi Mvovo, who is bidding farewell to his team, the Sharks.

"Gqugqugqu grootman yam dyani endala! Enkosi ngomsebenzi wakho Bhuti wam. Wenze kakhulu emsebenzini wakho nendlela oziphethe ngayo. Azange wathetha kakhulu kodwa izenzo zakho zingumzekelo.
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"May your next chapter be even more blessed and many other doors open for you and your family. Uzohlala uliqhawe lethu! Uyabulela uGqwashu, uGxiya , uManzini . Sizoqhubeka nomsebenzi eniwuqalileyo," wrote Siya in the touching post.

In other news, Rachel and Siya Kolisi have been serving couples to Mzansi ever since they got together. However, this was not always the case. Rachel revealed that she gave Siya a bit of a hard time before she finally agreed to date him.

Rachel was playing the trending True or False game with her followers on Instagram and engaged her followers with questions about her husband and her children.

Mrs Kolisi said that she never thought that she and Siya would become an inspirational couple to so many people in South Africa.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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