Le Roux joins Stormers training session



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The Stormers’ bid to reach the Super 14 semi-final looks set to be boosted by the arrival of former Leinster prop Ollie le Roux.

Le Roux joined the Stormers’ training session on Monday, with the side still trying to ascertain whether or not he will be eligible to play having arrived this late in the competition.

“He trained with the team,” Stormers media liaison officer Frikkie Erasmus says on the team’s website.

“He made a good contribution and with his experience he is valuable. No decision, however, has been made about his inclusion in the squad for Saturday’s match.”

The Stormers have made it clear they want him in their squad but will find out from SANZAR if this is permissible.

Erasmus explained that nothing prevents the Stormers from selecting Le Roux for the game against the Lions.

He added: “But if we want to select him for the semi-final – if we make it, obviously – we need to get special permission from SANZAR as the rules stipulate a player needs to play four games in the league phase.

“Everything depends on what’s happening later this week whether we will apply or not.”

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