Coach Loffie Eloff believes Conradie, who's contract with
Western Province expired at the end of last year, still has much to
offer and his experience could boost the lowly Kavaliers to new
The Bolanders will play in the Currie Cup's First Division this
season after they got booted out by a spirited Pumas side in last
"When I got the job as Boland coach I immediately thought we
should get a popular and experienced player to lead us through the
"I believe Bolla is that man. He played at the highest level and
is rge kind of player up and coming youngsters can look up to,"
Eloff told Sports24.
Conradie's last Test for the Springboks was in July 2008 when he
played against the All Blacks in the Westpac Stadium - a match
which the All Blacks won 19-8.
Eloff said he has big plans for the 31-year-old Conradie in
"I would also like to see him as a backline coach in time to
come." Conradie is currently training with the Stormers while
another Springbok, Ricky January, is with the Welsh club, Ospreys.
Conradie will join the Kavaliers on a new venture at the end of