Freddie Steward set for move as Mike Brown rejoins Quins - Ruck

Rugby Transfer Round-Up: Steward set for move as Brown trains with ex-Quins teammates

A run down of the latest confirmed deals and transfer rumours from the world of rugby union.

Rugby Transfer Round-Up:

RUMOUR: Leicester fullback Freddie Steward is the top target for Bristol Bears, who will let the Premiership’s highest-paid player Charles Piutau, who is also a fullback, leave next summer. (FULL STORY) RUCK

STAYING: Saracens captain Lotte Clapp has signed a deal to stay with the Premier 15s champions for the 2022-23 season. FULL STORY (BBC)

SIGNED: Glasgow Warriors have announced the signings of fly-half Joel Hodgson and prop Lucio Sordoni, who join the United Rugby Championship outfit on short-term deals. FULL STORY (Planet Rugby)

RE-SIGNED: England winger Heather Cowell has re-signed with Harlequins for the 2022-23 Premier 15s season. FULL STORY (BBC)

BOSS: Almost two months after parting company with Danny Wilson, Glasgow have confirmed that Franco Smith will be his successor as head coach. FULL STORY (The Offside Line)

RUMOUR: Bath boss Johann van Graan is showing no sign of stopping his bid to strengthen his squad ahead of next season and is set to sign Mike Etete on a short-term deal. FULL STORY (The Rugby Paper)