Gcobani Bobo, who played for Western Province against the British & Irish Lions, has joined Newcastle Falcons on a two-year deal.
The 29-year-old former Springbok centre has played at the highest level in South Africa since 2001 with both the Lions and the Stormers. He won six test caps and also played for the South African Sevens side.
"This is an exciting challenge for me. Rugby is a professional sport and opportunities to move abroad will, at some point, present themselves," said Bobo.
British & Irish Lions legend Jason Robinson rates Queenstown as his favourite destination in New Zealand and any adrenaline junkies among the travelling red army in 2017 will no doubt leave the South Island feeling the same.
Ryan Grant displayed some impressive singing skills while on tour with the British & Irish Lions. The full release of Lions Raw will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray from October 28th. Pre-order on Amazon.
This clip featuring Simon Zebo will whet your appetite ahead of the much anticipated release of 'Lions Raw', the official Behind the Scenes documentary of the successful 2013 Tour. Full release on October 28th and available on DVD and Blu-Ray.
British & Irish Lions Replica Anthem Jacket (Adults)