Castres’ South African-born scrumhalf Rory Kockott has extended his contract with the Top 14 club by a year, meaning he will retire in 2022.
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The 34-year-old touched down at Castres in 2011, winning the French league in 2013 and 2018, and was capped 11 times by France after completing three years of residency.
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“He will complete his last season in our colours while working towards his coaching badges and contributing to the strategy that the management has put in place,” said Castres president Pierre-Yves Revol.
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Rory Kockott, born in East London, previously played for the Sharks and Lions in South Africa at both Currie Cup and Super Rugby level.