Elton Jantjies was featured in Japan

The Elton Jantjies opening, who knew how to have his best flashes in the South African Lions and who catapulted him to the Springboks, signed a contract and has already been announced as a reinforcement of the NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes of Japanese rugby and will have a new step in the Japan Rugby League One (formerly Top League).

Jantjies will play with his former Lions coach Johan Ackermann, who has now led the fate of the Japanese squad since 2020. The 31-year-old starter spent four years playing for NTT Shining Arcs in Japan during South Africa’s offseason, between 2014 and 2018.

On the 10th he was in France in the first semester and he wore Pau’s shirt in the Top 14 of the French country. “I am very happy to sign with NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes and I look forward to working with Johan Ackermann and Neil de Bruin, who I played with for the Lions.”Jantjies said.

“Japan Rugby League One has become very competitive and every year its level of play improves.“Said the back and added that “I just want to make a positive contribution to the team whenever I can, be it on or off the pitch.”

The Red Hurricanes already have five other South Africans: Franco Marais, Lourens Erasmus, Ruan Vermaak, Gianni Lombard and Tyler Paul. In addition, in the last season he had TJ Perenara on your campus.