The Blue Bulls Company (Pty) would like to confirm that former Springbok midfielder Waylon Murray has joined them with immediate effect and has signed a contract with the BBC till 31 October 2015.
Clearance has also been received from Murray’s Super Rugby franchise, the Southern Kings and the 27 year old player can be considered for selection ahead of Saturday’s Absa Currie Cup opener against the DHL Western Province in Cape Town.
Confirming his immediate availability, BBC High Performance Manager Xander Janse van Rensburg said: “We have just received the clearance, so can now officially announce the signing. Waylon is a highly rated player with heaps of experience at especially Super Rugby and Currie Cup level. He will add experience to our back division as well as a cool head.”
Bio of Waylon Murray
Weight: 105 Kg
DOB: 27 April 1986, Durban
Education: Berea West Senior Primary and Westville Boy's High School
Squads: Springboks, The Sharks, MTN Golden Lions, Southern Kings
Springbok number: 785
Test debut: 9 June 2007 vs Samoa in Johannesburg aged 21
Last test: 14 July 2007 vs New Zealand in Christchurch aged 21
Total tests: 3
Tour matches: 1
Total Springbok matches: 4