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Sat Apr 19 20:07:40 SAST 2014

South Africans clinch new deals at Racing

TEAMtalk Media | 18 April, 2012 11:400 Comments
Jacques Cronje of Racing Metro looks on during the French Top 14 semifinal between between Racing and Montpellier at the Stade Velodrome Marseille on May 28, 2011 in Marseille, France
Image by: Bryn Lennon / Getty Images

Racing Metro have announced that foreign trio Francois van der Merwe, Jacques Cronje and Juan Imhoff have all agreed new deals.

Van der Merwe and Cronje have become stalwarts in the Racing pack in recent seasons and the South African duo have both been rewarded with three-year deals.

27-year-old lock Van der Merwe has made 81 appearances for the Paris-based club after joining from the Stormers in 2008.

And 28-year-old flanker Cronje has played 71 matches for Racing since 2009, after previous stints with the Bulls, Lions and Biarritz.

Argentina Test wing Imhoff is in his debut season at the club. The 22-year-old speedster has scored six tries in 16 appearances.

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