TRANSFER NEWS | Ealing capture yet another Premiership star - Ruck

TRANSFER NEWS | Ealing capture yet another Premiership star

Ealing Trailfinders are pleased to announce the signing of Dean Hammond from Worcester Warriors for the 2020/21 season.

The winger, who can also play at centre has made 81 appearances for the Sixways based side, scoring 29 tries in the process. 

The 27-year-old joined the Warriors Academy from South Africa’s Western Province in September 2013, and went on to become a first-team regular throughout the 2013/14 season.

Hammond played a significant part in their British & Irish Cup triumph in 2015, and continued to progress by scoring eight tries in 17 appearances during the 2016/17 campaign. During the 2017/18 season Hammond crossed the try-line eight times in 20 games across all competitions.

Before heading to England the versatile back represented Maties and Western Province between 2011 and 2013, and he has also played for South Africa Sevens in 2011 and represented the South Africa Under 20 squad in the IRB Junior World Championship in 2012.


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