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STATEMENT: Former Leicester and Newcastle prop Logovi’i Mulipola joins Premiership club


Likely excluded player: Zach Mercer

According to a source cited by The Telegraph, the final installment of Mercer’s four-year deal has the potential to increase to as much as £475,000.


Likely excluded player: Marcus Smith

Recognised for his exceptional playmaking abilities, Marcus Smith is a rising star in the world of rugby. The talented Harlequins player is expected to be a key figure as a likely excluded player, showcasing his prowess on the field.

Marcus Smith of Harlequins during the Gallagher Premiership Rugby Match between Harlequins and Saracens at Twickenham Stoop, London on 18th November 2023. Photo: Frankie OKeeffe/PPAUK

Leicester Tigers:

Excluded player: Handre Pollard

Amidst a period of diminished player movement, the Tigers’ choice to invest approximately £600,000 annually in Pollard set them apart from the rest of the league.

Leicester marks the latest chapter in Pollard’s career, which commenced with the Bulls in Pretoria, included a stint in Japan, and a stop in Montpellier after potential interest from Bath did not materialize.

Handre Pollard of South Africa during the Autumn Nations Match between England and South Africa at Twickenham Stadium on 20 November 2021. Photo: Tom Sandberg/PPAUK