TRANSFER NEWS: A coup for Borough as Nico leaves the Lions

Nico Steenkamp in action for Peterborough Lions

Nico Steenkamp in action for Peterborough Lions

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Borough have pulled off a major coup by persuading Nico Steenkamp to return to Fengate following a successful spell with city rivals Peterborough Lions.

Steenkamp will coach the Borough forwards as well as play for a team keen to start climbing back up the Midlands Leagues.

Since starting his rugby at Borough, Nico has gained vast experience including spells at Bedford and Shelford, as well as Lions, but expressed a desire to continue playing while developing a role in coaching.

Steenkamp will join the coaching staff led by Lee Adamson and Kevin Roe.

Adamson said: “We are pleased to have Nico back at Fengate.

“I am sure that everyone will welcome him back to the club, and we look forward to benefiting from all the senior playing experience he brings.

“Nico will have specific responsibility for coaching set pieces, and will be invaluable in helping all our young forwards across the senior and Academy sides”