DONE: Leicester Tigers sign powerhouse forward - Ruck

DONE: Leicester Tigers sign powerhouse forward

Leicester Tigers have signed Sean Jansen on a short-term contract with immediate effect.

The 22-year-old joins Tigers from Otago Rugby Football Union in New Zealand.

Capable of playing across the back-row, Jansen attended Otago Boys High and played his junior rugby with North Island RFC and represented North Otago.

In 2021, the Dunedin-born forward won Otago’s Development Forward of the Year award.

Speaking about the opportunity to join Leicester Tigers, Jansen said: “I was blown away when the offer first came and, after a chat with Steve, I was even more excited about this opportunity to join a club as big as Leicester Tigers.”

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