Racing 92 have confirmed the signings of Wallabies pair Kurtley Beale and Luke Jones ahead of the 2020/21 season this morning.
Racing’s sporting director, Yannick Nyanga, announced the new additions in a video released by the club today.
92-times capped Beale will bring major experience with him to France, with the 31-year-old capable of playing at out-half, in midfield, or at fullback.
“We’ve tried to mix youth and experience in positions where we haven’t managed to pull through from our academy,” sporting director Yannick Nyanga said.
“We have two premium signings who will bring some experience and their ability,” he added.
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Second row/blindside flanker Jones will move to France for the second time, having been with Bordeaux from 2016 until 2019. A six-times capped Wallaby, Jones returned home to join the Melbourne Rebels last year.
Beale and Jones will be linking up with a Racing squad that already includes stars like Finn Russell, Virimi Vakatawa, Simon Zebo, Camille Chat, and Teddy Thomas.
5 of the worst rugby stadiums in the world – Premiership, Six Nations & more
We’ve picked out five stadia from Britain and across the globe which have their issues.
Take a look, below, and let us know which rugby grounds you dislike and why…
1. AJ Bell Stadium
In five words or less: Archetypal 21st century ground
Most recent visit: 2019
Best feature: Good shop for merchandise
Worst feature: You pay £10 to park in a massive puddle in the mud before being penned in for almost an hour post match!
Quirk factor: 0/5