Three Gloucester signings who were meant to be the business…but weren’t

Gloucester have occasionally suffered misfortune in the transfer market when it comes to exciting signings that ultimately proved disappointing.

We’ve gone from the inception of the Premiership in 1997/98 because, as you all know, that’s when club rugby ‘started’.

1. Jeremy Paul

What a corker to start off with. The Wallabies legend and World Cup winner joined the club on a three-year contract back in 2007.

However, what started off as an exciting signing turned into an expensive mistake for the Cherry & Whites, who have got next to nothing out of the hooker who will have cost them a lot of money.

He played only one Premiership game for Glaws in his one season at Kingsholm, departing by mutual consent in July, 2008.

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