Aviva Premiership
Sarries sign up Bax
ESPNscrum Staff
February 28, 2011
The Stormers' Tiger Bax beats Richard Kahui, Stormers v Chiefs, Super 14, Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa, May 2, 2009
Former Stormers utility Tiger Bax has signed for Saracens © Getty Images
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Saracens have signed South African utility back Tiger Bax on a short-term deal until the end of the season.

The 22-year-old has previously represented Western Province and the Stormers and has recently been turning out for UCT in the Varsity Cup.

"It's a fantastic opportunity for me. Everybody in SA rugby is aware of what's happening at Saracens, and I am determined to take this opportunity," he said.

Bax will make his bow in English rugby in Saracens Storm's friendly meeting with Northampton on Monday night, starting at outside-centre.

Also in action will be former Springbok prop Deon Carstens, who is continuing his recovery from shoulder surgery.

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