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Rugby | SA Rugby

Lions sign Ferreira



The Emirates Lions have announced they have signed former Toyota Cheetahs lock Andries Ferreira with immediate effect.

Ferreira has been playing in Italy at Pro12 side Zebre but returned to South Africa and has clinched a two year deal with the Golden Lions Rugby Union.

Ferreira previously played Vodacom Super Rugby for the Cheetahs and has the physicality to add to the Lions engine room stock.

The Lions also announced that young stars Harold Vorster (centre) and JP Du Preez, have both extended their contracts until the end of the 2016 seaosn.

Both players have represented the Golden Lions at U19, U21 and Vodacom Cup level before. Vorster also excelled in the 2014 Absa Currie Cup tournament.

Both players made their debut in Super Rugby in the loss against the Sharks this past weekend.



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