RUMOUR | Harlequins the favourites to sign Rugby League superstar - Ruck

RUMOUR | Harlequins the favourites to sign Rugby League superstar

Great Britain rugby league international Jackson Hastings could make a sensational cross-code move to the Gallagher Premiership next season, according to The Rugby Paper.

Gloucester were initially linked with the Wigan Warriors star but the latest reports suggest Harlequins have emerged as favourites to sign Hastings

The 24-year-old, who’d likely be a scrum-half in the 15 man game, was voted as the Super League’s best player last season, winning the Man of Steel award.

He joined Wigan on a two-year deal from Salford Red Devils for the 2020 season but thought to be off contract in 2021..

Hastings, who is good friends with Gloucester star Danny Cipriani, has previously revealed he would be open to a move to rugby union at some stage in his career.

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RUCK takes a look at some of the people who have set a pretty low bar for rugby cross-code converts.

1. Lesley Vainikolo -Rugby League to Rugby Union

The ‘volcano’ never quite erupted in the 15-a-side game after switching codes in 2007. The former New Zealand international in rugby league won five caps for England in 2008, without scoring a try.