Premiership clubs have been busy boosting their squads with new signings they hope will quickly settle into their new surroundings and become a success.
But it’s not just the rugby player who need to acclimatise to a new country with their equally talented wives and girlfriend joining them in England.
From a gold medal winning athlete to a South African supermodel, this year’s new additions will add to the glam of the greatest league in the world.
#1. Marise Pollard, wife of Handre Pollard (Leicester Tigers)
The South African World Cup-winning fly-half arrives In Leicester this summer following a couple of years with Montpellier.
His wife Marise is an international 800m runner, who has been South African national champion. The couple met through Facebook and married in December 2017, on a stud farm in Stellenbosch.