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Lam to replace Radradra at Bordeaux

Super Rugby
AAP
by AAP

Hurricanes match-winner Ben Lam will depart at the end of the Super Rugby season to take up a contract with French club Bordeaux.

Lam, 28, was a long-serving New Zealand sevens player and emerged in recent seasons as an All Blacks candidate, without getting a call-up.

The powerhouse winger is a proven tryscorer and in 2018 went over for a Super Rugby season-record 16 tries.

His form has continued into this season, breaking the game open with two tries in last weekend's win over the Sharks in Wellington.

Lam has agreed to a two-year deal with Bordeaux, replacing former NRL star Semi Radradra, who is moving to Bristol in the next European club season.