Cape Town – Springbok Pieter-Steph du Toit a Steven Kitshoff have said they had chosen to stay with the Stormers after being connected to foreign clubs.
African newspaper Relationship said on Sunday that their decision to stay in the Cape had been influenced by WP Rugby's proactive choice to confirm John Dobson's appointment as Stormers trainer for 2020.
Kitshoff was expected to sign an agreement with Sale Sharks in England, but WP Rugby is likely to have received financial support from another party and SA Rugby to fund his new contract.
Some high profile foreign clubs were interested in signing Du Toit.
Meanwhile, the Stormers seem to have managed to keep Bok tighthead Frans in the Cape, while Eben Etzebeth lock is looking to leave France Toulon giants after the World Cup Rugby this year.