JOHANNESBURG – English side Sale Sharks have announced that Scotland back-rower Josh Strauss will leave the club with immediate effect to join the Blue Bulls.
The South African-born Strauss, who is in the Scotland World Cup training squad, and Sale Sharks have come to a mutual agreement so that he can be released from his contract two years into a three-year deal with the club.
This has allowed him to sign for the Bulls.
Strauss (32) joined Sale Sharks in the summer of 2017 after signing from Scottish PRO14 side Glasgow Warriors.
The No 8 made 46 appearances in all competitions during his time at the club, scoring five tries in total.