LIST: 5 of the weirdest rugby transfers that nearly happened | Ruck

LIST: 5 of the weirdest rugby transfers that nearly happened

Let’s imagine for a moment that Martin Johnson had left Leicester Tigers when the game turned professional. Hard to believe, isn’t it?

But which other players failed to make some of the biggest moves of all time? 

#1. David Pocock to Wasps

Hot on the heels of landing fly half Danny Cipriani for the 2015/16 season, Wasps reportedly made an audacious attempt to bring David Pocock to the Premiership in a potential deal that would make the Australia flanker the highest paid rugby player in the world.

According to The Telegraph, they would offer him a package in excess of the £1.4 million. This would have been one of the biggest transfers ever.

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