Heinz Schenk | Gelant the first 'big' victim of making move that doesn't carry Boks' blessing?

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Warrick Gelant. (Photo by Ashley Vlotman/Gallo Images)
Warrick Gelant. (Photo by Ashley Vlotman/Gallo Images)

Stormers star Warrick Gelant's omission from the Springbok alignment camps is a notable one. His form has certainly warranted a look-in, but what's keeping him out? Is it perhaps the first high-profile instance of the national coaching staff "sanctioning" a player of national interest - first mooted by Rassie Erasmus last year - for making an overseas move that doesn't quite carry their blessing?  

Warrick Gelant wasn't invited to last week's second Springbok alignment camp, allowing him to fly to Paris to apply the finishing touches to a deal with French club Racing 92, where he'll link up with fellow national team-mate Trevor Nyakane.

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