Savea fends off overseas offers, re-signs with NZ rugby until 2021
December 20, 2018 6:00 am
All Blacks loose forward Ardie Savea won’t be following his brother overseas after announcing he has re-signed with New Zealand Rugby
RadionNZ reports, Savea took to social media to announce his future, describing the decision as very tough but ultimately he was happy with staying in New Zealand until the end of 2021.
The 25-year-old shone on the end of year tour as the starting No.7 in place of the injured Sam Cane, earning praise from Coach Steve Hansen for his vastly improved defensive game.