Completed Gallagher Premiership Rugby 2018-19 transfers - arrivals, departures & contracts expiring for all 12 clubs - Ruck

Completed Gallagher Premiership Rugby 2018-19 transfers – arrivals, departures & contracts expiring for all 12 clubs

The 2018-19 Gallagher Premiership season gets underway in a few months and there is sure to be a flurry of transfer activity during the summer as clubs attempt to strengthen their squads.
Here are all the deals that have been completed so far:


Players in: David Attwood (re-signed after loan at Toulon) Jackson Willison (Worcester Warriors), Lucas Noguera Paz (Argentina Jaguares), Victor Delmas (Colomiers), Ruaridh McConnochie (England Sevens), Jamie Roberts (Harlequins), Will Chudley Exeter Chiefs, Guy Mercer (Ospreys return from season-long loan), Joe Cokanasiga (London Irish), Alex Davies Yorkshire Carnegie), Alex Davies (Yorkshire Carnegie)
Players out: Matt Banahan (Gloucester), Josh Lewis (Dragons), Ben Tapuai, Nic Auterac (Harlequins), Nathan Charles (Melbourne Rebels), Rory Jennings (London Scottish), Will Homer (Jersey Reds), Kane Palma-Newport (Colomiers), Shaun Knight (Rouen), Jeff Williams (released)

Bristol Bears

Players in: Charles Piutau (Ulster), John Afoa (Gloucester), Shaun Malton (Exeter Chiefs), Nic Stirzaker (Melbourne Rebels), Yann Thomas (Rouen), Aly Muldowney (Grenoble), Tiff Eden (Nottingham), Harry Thacker (Leicester Tigers), Jake Heenen (Connacht), Jordan Lay (Edinburgh), Ollie Dawe (Academy), Tom Lindsay (Bedford Blues), Jake Armstrong, Tom Pinchs, Jake Woolmore (all Jersey Reds), Lewis Thiede, Piers O’Connor, Luke Daniels (all Ealing Trailfinders), Harry Randall (Gloucester), Ed Holmes (Exeter Chiefs), James Lay (Bay of Plenty), George Smith (Queensland Reds)
Players out: Jordan Williams, Ryan Bevington and Rhodri Williams (all Dragons), Olly Robinson (Cardiff Blues), Max Crumpton (Harlequins), Jack O’Connell (Ealing Trailfinders), Tyler Gendall (Cornish Pirates), Billy Searle (Wasps), Soane Tonga’uiha (Ampthill), Giorgi Nemsadze (Ospreys), Gaston Cortes (Leicester Tigers), Jack Wallace (Richmond), Dan Tuohy (Vannes), Ross McMillan, David Lemi, Jason Harris-Wright, Thretton Palamo, Alex Giltrow, Ryan Glynn, Ben Gompels, Jordan Liney, James Newey (all released)

Exeter Chiefs

Players in: Alex Cuthbert (Cardiff Blues), Santiago Cordero (Jaguares)
Players out: Kai Horstmann, Julian Salvi, Lachlan Turner (retired), Ed Holmes and Shaun Malton (both Bristol Bears), Thomas Waldrom (Wellington Lions), Will Chudley (Bath)


Players in: Matt Banahan (Bath), Franco Marais (Sharks), Jaco Kriel, Franco Monstert and Ruan Dreyer (all Lions), Danny Cipriani (Wasps),Gerbrandt Grobler (Munster), Todd Greave (London Irish).
Players out: Ross Moriarty, Richard Hibbard (Dragons), John Afoa, Harry Randall (Bristol Bears), Matt Scott (Edinburgh), Cameron Orr, Jeremy Thursh (Western Force), Andy Symons (Northampton Saints), Tom Denton (Ealing Trailfinders), David Halaifonua (Coventry) , Charlie Beckett (Jersey Reds), Ed Bogue (Cinderford), Motu Matu’u (London Irish), Elliott Creed (Doncaster Knights), Jacob Rowan, Alfie North, Carwyn Penny, Mason Tonks (all released)