Du Plessis extends his stay at Montpellier
NEWS: South African forward Jacques Du Plessis penned a new deal with Montpellier on Friday.
He will stay at the French club until 2019, a rare highlight in a season which has seen him sidelined through injury.
The 23-year-old, who arrived in France from the Bulls last season, hasn't played since injuring his knee in a pre-season friendly against Connacht on August 11.
But he could return on Sunday when Montpellier take on triple European champions Toulon in Marseille in the Top 14.
"Montpellier is a very good club and I think this is a chance for me to develop here. It was an easy decision to make," said Du Plessis.