Marco van Staden: South Africa international to leave Leicester Tigers

Marco van Staden endured a frustrating year at Leicester

South Africa international Marco van Staden is to leave Leicester after just one season at Welford Road.

The flanker, 26, was signed from Super Rugby side the Bulls in 2021 but injury problems meant he made just eight appearances for the Tigers.

He will return to South Africa this summer to complete his rehabilitation.

“It has been a short but unforgettable time at Leicester Tigers. It was an honour and a privilege representing this club,” he said.

Tigers head coach Steve Borthwick said: “Marco’s time with us has, unfortunately, been…


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