LIST | 5 most controversial transfers in rugby history

Below you’ll find a number of rugby transfers that made headlines in the rugby world.

Some simply for joining fierce rivals and some for the more shady aspects involved in the deals.

1. Lewis Moody | Leicester Tigers to Bath

The 31-year-old was persuaded to move to Tigers fierce rivals Bath in 2010 after holding talks with head coach Steve Meehan and chief executive Nick Blofeld. Moody won seven Premiership titles and played in three Heineken Cup finals with Leicester before joining arguably their biggest rivals. It was a major shock at the time.