Pieter Scholtz is moving from the Golden Lions to join the Steval Pumas when their Currie Cup Premier Division campaign kicks off on July 23. Scholtz is an experienced tight head prop.
“We truly do hope will give us the stability and flexibility that we in terms of our set piece and scrums that we have been lacking throughout the season to a certain extent,” said Pieter Burger, Chief Executive Officer, Mpumalanga Rugby. “We are looking forward to his positive contributions to the Steval Pumas and would like to wish him well in terms of his future here with us.”
Scholtz was a regular in the Golden Lions line-up, making eight appearances in 2015 and playing a starring role in the Under-21 side at the Provincial Championships. Despite being just 23 years old, Scholtz subsequently appeared for the Lions in the 2015 Currie Cup Premier Division against his former side Griquas, helping the Lions to a 29-19 victory.