Transfer News: Racing star signs new deal - Ruck

Transfer News: Racing star signs new deal

Racing 92 have confirmed today that Tonga international Ben Tameifuna has signed a two-year contract extension with the French Top 14 club.

The 26-year-old, who had been a target for Leicester Tigers, joined Racing from Chiefs in 2015 and helped them win that season’s French title.

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His new deal tying him to Racing until 2020 comes in the wake of his two-match suspension for a drunken incident outside a Paris nightclub in October.

Tameifuna spent the night in a cell to sober up after insulting officers on a night out with teammate Viliamu Afatia.

Racing were beaten by their Paris rivals Stade Francais 17-27 last weekend, leaving them fourth in the Top 14 table, six points behind La Rochelle.

They are away to Castres in the European Champions Cup on Saturday.

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