TRANSFER | Chris Robshaw's next club revealed - Ruck

TRANSFER | Chris Robshaw’s next club revealed

Former England captain Chris Robshaw is poised to complete a move to San Diego Legion from Harlequins, according to the Mail Online.

The flanker is set to move after completion of the current Gallagher Premiership campaign, departing Twickenham Stoop after 16 years at the club.

He also visited rival owners at Rugby United New York about a move, but that deal reportedly collapsed.

Major League Rugby, cancelled this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic, was first played in 2018, with the first two campaigns won by Seattle Seawolves.


Chris Robshaw facts: 10 things you didn’t know about the England legend

Being one of the most popular players on the globe is likely to generate an incredible fan-base globally, but we are fairly confident that there are some aspects of Chris Robshaw’s life and career you are not familiar with.

1. Early life

Born the second of three boys, Robshaw had to cope with the trauma of his father’s death when he was just five years old. Alan, an architect, died from a heart attack at 40. His mother, Patricia, raised her sons alone.

2. Struggles in school

The future England star struggled with dyslexia at school, but was able to release his frustation on the rugby pitch.

“Dyslexia was a huge struggle, the classroom and academic work was difficult, so my happy place, the place where I learned to grow in confidence was out at the club playing mini-rugby, going out and playing in school”,

3. His love of Arsenal

Boyhood Arsenal supporter Chris Robshaw welcomed England’s red wine change strip in 2012 – because it looks like the kit once worn by his Gunners heroes.