Rugby Rumour Round-Up: New Premiership sponsor, Picamoles latest, Nakarawa on the move

Rugby Rumour Round-Up: New Premiership sponsor, Picamoles latest, Nakarawa on the move

Round-up of rugby transfer rumours. All the latest online speculation linking players with moves. Please remember these are internet rumours, gathered in one place for your convenience, not RUCK stories.
Premiership Rugby is confident they will have a new sponsor in place for next season after insurance company Aviva’s seven-year stint as the competition’s main affiliate came to an end. Despite having a year’s notice, there is still nobody confirmed to be taking on the role. (The Rugby Paper)


Saints aren’t keen on losing Louis Picamoles to leave especially as they will struggle to find a suitable replacement this late in proceedings. It could cost Montpellier £1m just to talk to the back-rower, which would be a record fee for rugby. (Numerous)
England Saxon Ryan Lamb is looking to prolong his career with a move to French side La Rochelle. (The Times)


Leone Nakarawa is being eyed up by Northampton Saints but the lock will have to reduce his wage demands (Currently earning £380,000 at Racing 92) if he is to make a return to the UK. (The Rugby Paper) 
Sale and England U20 scrum-half James Mitchell is set to depart the AJ Bell Stadium to join Pro 12 franchise Connacht. (The Rugby Paper)

 

 

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