Former Springbok prop Gurthro Steenkamp has sign with Stade Francais as a medical joker ahead of the start of the Top14 in France.
Steenkamp, 36 years old will stand in for another South African Heinke van der Merwe.
“He will be able to train today (Monday) and will be available for the first match of the Top 14 at home to Lyon on Saturday,” Stade Francais said in a statement.
Steenkamp is a well experience international prop who made 53 appearances for the Springboks and was also part of the 2007 World Cup winning squad of Jake White. He played the last six season for Toulouse.