The Blue Bulls Company (Pty) Ltd is pleased to announce that after successful negotiations with the Sharks, utility forward Daniel Adongo will join the Vodacom Bulls with immediate effect and till October 2013. He was contracted at the Sharks till the end of 2011.
Official Blue Bulls Media Release
The 22 year old Kenyan player has been a member of the Sharks Academy in recent years and has represented the Sharks at u.19, u.21 and Vodacom Cup level, playing in all 10 of the Sharks XV matches in 2011, scoring three tries. He was also part of the Sharks Super Rugby team that played in a pre-season tournament against the Stormers and Lions in Cape Town earlier this year.
The Nairobi born player is equally adept playing at lock or loose forward and with his express pace, also played wing for the Sharks in age group rugby.
Adongo is excited about the move. ”I want to thank the Sharks for the chance they have given me to play rugby and all they have taught me about the game through the Sharks Academy and also the senior Sharks training squad. I am very excited about my move to the Bulls. I look forward to the challenge of proving myself from scratch and it is a privilege to become part of the Union. I am hopeful that I will play a significant and constructive role in Bulls history going forward.”
Commenting on the signing the BBC’s Head: Rugby Heyneke Meyer said the athletic forward should be a perfect fit. “Dan offers a lot to any team with his size and pace and I am looking forward to see him develop and progress at the Vodacom Bulls in the next couple of years.”
Physical: 1.97m, 112kg
Born: 12.10.1989, Nairobi
Kenya u.19 & u.21
Natal u.19 & u.21
Sharks XV (Vodacom Cup)
Sharks Currie Cup
Sharks Super Rugby