TRANSFER | Released Bath lock joins Premiership rival on short-term deal

Wasps have confirmed that Second Row Levi Douglas has joined the Club on a short-term deal until the end of the delayed 2019/20 season.

The 24-year-old, who joined Bath Rugby Academy from French side Oyonnax in 2015 and went on to make 18 appearances for the senior team, will link up with the squad with immediate effect.

Wasps Head Coach, Lee Blackett, said: “With the number of games we have to play in such a short period of time, it’s important we have a squad that can cope with that.

“We are delighted to bring in someone of Levi’s quality and he will add to what we already have in place as we gear up for the restart.”


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Bath rugby – Brodie Retallick

The 28-year-old is back in New Zealand after his Kobe Steelers sabbatical was cut short by the COVID-enforced cancellation of the Japanese league. However, the lock has rejected an offer from Super Rugby side The Chiefs to remain a free agent. He’s reportedly having a bit of a break with his family before making his return. A line-out general like Retallick is the sort of player Bath need to go to the next level.

Bristol Bears – Logovi’i Mulipola

Pat Lam has built a phenomenal squad, making it hard to find someone who could considerably improve them. When Logovi’i Mulipola finishes his short-term deal at Gloucester, it never hurts to have a powerhouse international prop who can operate on either side of the scrum.

Exeter Chiefs – D.T.H van der Merwe

You can never have enough natural try-scorers at a club. The Canadian international, who departed Glasgow Warriors this summer, is one of the best around when it comes to crossing the whitewash and despite being 34-year-old he could still do a job off the bench for Rob Baxter’s men

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