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Bulls confirm terms of Coetzee contract

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The Bulls have finally confirmed the signature of Marcell Coetzee from Ulster. In a statement released last week, the Irish province had revealed that the South African would be returning home at the end of the season after a teaser Tweet by the Bulls all but confirmed the transfer.

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And the Bulls have now officially announced the terms of the player’s new contract with the club, confirming that Coeztee has signed a three-year deal, effective July 2o21.

Coetzee returns to South Africa after five seasons with Ulster, where following an injury disrupted start to his Ulster career he quickly became a fan favourite and a regular feature in the starting line-up.

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The former Port Natal High School scholar also represented the Cell C Sharks in Vodacom Super Rugby and the Currie Cup before a short stint with Honda Heat in the Japanese Top League before moving to the Pro14.

Bulls’ director of rugby Jake White said: “Marcell is a phenomenal player and any team in the world would be ecstatic to have a player of his calibre joining its structures.

“He has grown from strength to strength over the years, and is currently playing some of the best rugby of his life.

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“He’s excited about being back in South Africa, and making Loftus his home.”

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