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Cape Town - Leolin Zas played in 15 of the Stormers’ 16 Super Rugby matches in 2016 – not bad for a 20-year-old who many rugby fans had never heard of at the start of the year.

The only game Zas missed was against the Sunwolves on May 14. He was suspended following his red card for a dangerous tackle on Waratahs flyhalf Bernard Foley the week before.

Zas had just one Currie Cup cap to his name when he got his big Super Rugby break; a sign of how highly Stormers coach Robbie Fleck rated this youngster after having worked with him in the U-21s.

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