POSSIBLE FREE AGENTS: A starting XV using players whose contracts expire in 2019

Some big names have just a year left on their current deals and could leave for free next year if no new deal can be agreed.

There are some top quality rugby players potentially available for free next summer – with their contracts having just over 12 months to run.

Here, RUCK.co.uk looks at the best players whose current contracts expire in 2019.

Fullback: Stuart Hogg (Glasgow Warriors) 

Winger: Keith Earls (Munster) 

Centre: Matt Toomua (Australia)

Centre: Sonny Bill Williams (Blues) 

Winger: Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs)