Leicester Tigers release Jonah Holmes

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Leicester Tigers have released Welsh winger Jonah Holmes from his contract, one season early. The move comes just two days since Holmes’ last contact with Wayne Pivac over a mover to Wales.  Holmes coming home? The Dragons have been set as favourites to sign the 27-year-old, who now seems set to continue his test career […] READ MORE



Rohan Janse van Rensburg fined for signing with two clubs

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Sale Sharks centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg and his agent Matthew Ginvert have been penalised for contravening rule 5:12, for signing playing contracts with two Premiership clubs – Gloucester Rugby and Sale Sharks. Sale Sharks were charged with breaches of RFU Regulation 7.5 (approaches to players) and Ginvert was charged with breaching RFU Regulation 8.5.2 (Registered agents must at all times […] READ MORE



Australia Premiership Rugby XV: The forwards

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In the third of our series looking at the best overseas players to have appeared in England, James Barker compiles the Australia Premiership Rugby XV. This team, starting with the forward pack, features the Wallabies who’ve made the biggest impact in England. Australia Premiership Rugby XV: the forwards Julian Salvi – Bath, Leicester Tigers, Exeter […] READ MORE


Rugby union weekly contract round-up

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Another week of off-field has action has gone by and incase you missed any of it Robert Rees has compiled all the major contract news from the rugby union universe into one handy article.  Tom O’Flaherty The 25-year-old winger has re-signed a deal with Exeter that’ll likely see him add to his 15 tries in […] READ MORE


CVC’s Six Nations investment could be delayed

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The proposed £300m deal by CVC to invest in the Guinness Six Nations could be put on a halt following the Coronavirus outbreak. Reports in the Financial Times have suggested that the deal, that is part of the investment company’s run to be one of the biggest commercial players in world sport. £300m deal could […] READ MORE