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Pretorius to join Newport

South African scrum-half Sarel Pretorius will join the Newport Gwent Dragons next season, the Guinness Pro 12 club have announced.

Pretorius, 30, is a former Emerging Springbok and has played Super Rugby for the Cheetahs in his native South Africa and the Waratahs in Australia.

"I am looking forward to seeing where we can go as a club," Pretorius told the official Dragons website.

Dragons director of rugby Lyn Jones said: "Sarel is an exciting signing for us and is a great fit."

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