REPORT | Springbok to depart Harlequins - Ruck

REPORT | Springbok to depart Harlequins

The Bulls have reportedly agreed a deal to bring Springbok wing Travis Ismaiel back from English side Harlequins.

Ismaiel played for the Bulls between 2013 and 2018 before leaving to join Harlequins before the 2019-20 Premiership season.

Unfortunately, he was only able to make three appearances before the Premiership season was suspended.

According to, the 27-year-old has put to paper on a two-year deal to return to the Bulls and further bolster director of rugby Jake White’s squad.

LIST | 4 Big-Money Signings Who Flopped at Harlequins

Harlequins have welcomed more false dawns than most clubs – as highlighted by their misfortune in the transfer market when it comes to exciting signings that ultimately proved disappointing.

1. Paul Doran-Jones

They signed the England international prop from Northampton in 2013 with then boss Conor O’Shea saying: “Not only is Paul talented, at his age he will only get better.” However, after two disappointing seasons at the Stoop, making just 19 appearances, he left to rejoin Gloucester.