Rugby Transfer News and Rumours Round-Up: 20/05/2019

Round-up of rugby transfer rumours. All the latest speculation linking players with moves. Please remember these are internet rumours, gathered in one place for your convenience, not RUCK stories.

Newcastle Falcons hooker Santiago Socino is returning to his native Argentina to join Super Rugby side, Jaguares. FULL STORY


Ben Te’o is reportedly close to agreeing on a big-money move to Japan, irrespective of if he is called up by England for the Rugby World Cup. The centre, who has won 20 caps for England, is believed to have signed a contract to join Suntory Sunwolves. FULL STORY

Ben Teo of England runs with ball during the RBS 6 Nations match, between England and Scotland at Twickenham Stadium, London , UK, on the 11th March 2017.

Declan Kidney has further strengthened his London Irish squad for their return to the Premiership with the acquisition of South African second row Ruan Botha. – the42 FULL STORY


Newcastle Falcons full-back Simon Hammersley is heading to Sale Sharks, according to Neil Fissler in The Rugby Paper.

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Wales U20 prop Sam Wainwright will join English Premiership side Saracens. – BBC: FULL STORY


Popular Scarlets back-rower Will Boyde is to stay in Welsh rugby by joining Cardiff Blues. – Wales Online: FULL STORY