Transfer Centre – Rugby Transfers News & Rumours: 14/02/2017

Transfer Centre – Rugby Transfers News & Rumours: 14/02/2017

Stay ahead with Our Transfer Centre has the latest rugby transfer news, details on done deals, and speculation from the rumour mill.

Mark Bakewell has accepted the role of forwards coach at Leicester Tigers, confirmed Bristol this afternoon. The highly respected New Zealand born coach – who joined in February 2016 – agrees to a three-year deal at Welford Road and departs with immediate effect. FULL STORY 

Scotland back-rower David Denton will leave Worcester Warriors for Leicester Tigers at the end of the current Premiership season. FULL STORY

Ireland international Craig Gilroy and back-row Nick Timoney have extended their contracts with Pro14 team Ulster. FULL STORY

Glasgow Warriors flanker Matt Smith has signed a new two-year contract, keeping the 21-year-old at Scotstoun until at least May 2020  FULL STORY

Wasps’ plans for next season continue to take shape after second-row Will Rowlands signed a contract extension. FULL STORY

Wasps have also confirmed that academy product Jack Willis has signed a new contract. FULL STORY

Edinburgh Rugby trio Blair Kinghorn, Damien Hoyland and Duhan van der Merwe have all committed their futures to the Scottish outfit after reaching the European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-finals last month. FULL STORY

Northampton Saints have confirmed today that prop Kieran Brookes will be leaving the Club at the end of the season. FULL STORY