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Edinburgh coach expresses interest in signing Bulls lock

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Andries Ferreira (Gallo)
Andries Ferreira (Gallo)

Bulls lock Andries Ferreira has been linked with a short-term move to PRO14 club Edinburgh.

That was confirmed by Edinburgh coach Richard Cockerill, who was speaking ahead of this weekend's European Challenge Cup quarter-final appointment against Bordeaux Begles

"We are a little bit short in the second row," Cockerill was quoted as saying on the Offside Line website.

"My best guess would be in a few weeks' time we are going to lose two locks to international duty for eight weeks.

"So we are looking at options there to give us some cover and Ferreira is one of those."

The 30-year-old Ferreira was a key part of the Lions' successful Super Rugby side under former coach Johan Ackermann before making a move to Toulon in 2017. 

Ferreira also boasts PRO14 experience having represented Italian outfit Zebre in 2014. 

- Compiled by Sport24 staff