Harlequins Sign South Africa Springbok Centre Andre Esterhuizen

"His physical abilities are impressive enough, but we were further attracted by his capacity to be a second playmaker," he added.

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Harlequins Sign South Africa Springbok Centre Andre Esterhuizen - SportRazzi
South Africa centre play Andre Esterhuizen (left) is joining English Premiership club Harlequins

Harlequins have signed South Africa centre Andre Esterhuizen. He will join the English Premiership team from Super Rugby’s Sharks for the 2020-21 season according to a statement from the club.

The 25-year-old Adre Esterhuizen, who’s nicknamed ”The Giant” has played eight Tests for the Springboks and can also play at full-back. He is 1.93 metres (six feet four inches) tall.

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“When the opportunity to play for Harlequins came up, I knew it was the right move for me to develop my career and get the chance to play in the Premiership, as well as experience the European competition, which have always been dreams of mine,” he said.

Harlequins head of rugby Paul Gustard said: “Andre is an incredible signing for Harlequins. He is a current Springbok who has the ability to change any game through his raw power and strength in the contact areas.

“His physical abilities are impressive enough, but we were further attracted by his capacity to be a second playmaker,” he added.

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