World Player Of The Year Pieter-Steph Du Toit Set For Big Money Move

Jason Hennessy

Jason Hennessy

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2019 World Player of the Year Pieter-Steph du Toit looks set for a big-money move, likely to France after the flanker became the latest Springbok to take up the option of terminating his contract.

Rugby players in South Africa were given a 21-day window up until Thursday night in which they could cancel their contracts or else face pay cuts of up to 43% due to the financial impact of the current crisis on South Africa rugby.

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Western Province and the Stormers have indicated that they will try to retain the flanker but all signs are now pointing to a big overseas move to France or Japan.

Montpellier were recently linked with a record-breaking move for du Toit but distanced themself from al reports. Either way the 27-year-old will not be short of suitors.

Springboks hooker Malcom Marx also opted to cancel his contract this week with the former Lions man expected to make the move to Japan.