Ruan Pienaar Posts Hearbreaking Message Ahead Of His Ulster Departure

This is tough to read.

South African scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar is being forced to leave Ulster at the end of the season after seven seasons with the province.

The inspirational nine has been refused the opportunity to finish his career with the northern province after the IRFU made it clear that he must move on as a result of their succession policy.

Pienaar has admitted that being forced to uproot his young family has made the IRFU’s decision to end his time in Belfast all the more difficult to stomach. At 32 years of age, his next contract is likely to be his last.

After picking up a back injury this past weekend against Ospreys, he may have played his last game for the province. Hopefully he recovers and gets the send-off he deserves, but the reality is this will be his last week with Ulster. In an emotional post, Pienaar posted the following message as his time with the northern province comes to an end.

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