Calm before the Stormers: Bok captain looks headed for Durban

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Calm before the Stormers: Bok captain looks headed for Durban

Siya Kolisi leaves Cape-based franchise the Stormers ahead of expected switch to Sharks

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World Cup-winning captain Siya Kolisi has ended his 11-year stay with SA’s Stormers and is expected to be unveiled by the Durban-based Sharks in the coming week.

The move has long been mooted, with Western Province Rugby confirming on Sunday they had released Kolisi early from his contract, which was due to expire at the end of October, having accepted a transfer fee from an unnamed team.

The loose-forward is the Stormers’ second-most capped player in Super Rugby with 118 appearances, just behind Schalk Burger (123), though the Cape Town-based side and the Sharks will compete in Europe’s Pro14 competition from 2021...

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