Netwerk 24 has reported that that Springbok and 2019 World Player of the Year, Pieter Steph du Toit has decided to turn down the big money and stay at the Stormers.
All professional players in South Africa had the option to cancel their current contracts in a 21-day window which ends midnight today.
Reports that was going around was that Du Toit had a R75-million, three year contract to join Montpellier.
‘I was informed this morning that Pieter-Steph remains [at the union],’ André van der Veen, who serves on the WPRFU’s steering committee, told Netwerk24 on Thursday.
Staying with the Stormers Du Toit will now that the same pay cut as everyone else, Van der Veen said.