Leicester Tigers complete quadruple signing ahead of 2017/18 season | Ruck

Leicester Tigers complete quadruple signing ahead of 2017/18 season

  • Flanker Dominic Ryan moves from Leinster to Welford Road this summer
  • Sione Kalamafoni has agreed on a move to Leicester Tigers from Gloucester Rugby
  • Joe Ford and Jonah Holmes have also been signed from Yorkshire Carnegie
Leicester Tigers have agreed on the signings of Tonga international Sione Kalamafoni from Gloucester and Ireland’s Dominic Ryan from Leinster.

Back-rower Kalamafoni, 29, and flanker Ryan, 27, will be joined by Joe Ford, 26, and Jonah Holmes, 24, who have been signed from Yorkshire Carnegie.


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Fly-half Ford is the brother of Leicester’s England star George.

Kalamafoni has played in two World Cups for Tonga and made more than 100 appearances during his five-year stay at Gloucester.



“It is now time for a new challenge in my career and I’m delighted to be able to sign for Leicester Tigers,” said Kalamafoni.

“It is obviously a big club with a lot of history and I’m looking forward to playing my part there.”

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