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Jean de Villiers
De Villiers Due In Early September
7 July 2009, 1:48 pm
By staff
Munster supporters will be cheered by the news today that Springboks centre Jean de Villiers has agreed terms with Munster and is expected to arrive in mid September.
A statement issued today by Munster Rugby read;

Munster today announced that South African centre Jean de Villiers and his representative have agreed terms that will see the 28 year old join Munster at the conclusion of the South African's involvement in the Tri Nations competition.

Munster CEO Garrett Fitzgerald confirmed that the South African Rugby Union are aware that the player intends to further his career outside of South Africa and it now only remains for his provincial side (Western Province) to agree to de Villiers' request for an early release from his contract which is due to expire on October 31st.

As per the signed agreement with the 2008 SA Player of the year, he is expected to arrive in Munster ahead of the ERC registration date (Sept 17th).

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