Goromaru to play for Super Rugby club

posted on November 4, 2015

An Australian Super Rugby club says Japanese star Ayumu Goromaru will join the team for the 2016 season starting in February.

Executive General Manager Daniel Herbert of the Brisbane-based St. George Queensland Reds said on Wednesday that Goromaru is seen by many as a standout fullback of the Rugby World Cup. Herbert said the player has also been performing at a consistently high level in the Japanese league for years.

Herbert added that Goromaru's goal-kicking will help in an area where the Reds are looking to improve, and that he will add depth to the team's outside backs.

Goromaru said in a statement that he will test himself in Super Rugby. He added that he has followed the Reds for years and looks forward to joining the squad and meeting new teammates.

source by NHK world
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