DONE: Edinburgh have signed Ulster hooker Adam McBurney.
The 24-year-old is Scottish qualified through his grandmother who was from Cadder, Lanarkshire. FULL STORY
DONE: Talks between out of work Danny Cipriani and the hierarchy at Bath Rugby are now at ‘an advanced stage’ according to the latest reports. The Rugby Paper are now reporting that a one-year deal for next season will be signed this week.
FAVOURITES: London Irish are now favourites to sign Exeter’s Stuart Townsend after transfer rivals Wasps added Springbok hooker Francois Hougaard this week.
CLOSE: The Stormers No.8 Juarno Augustus is closing in on his big-money move to Northampton Saints.
NEW JOB: Edinburgh’s Richard Cockerill is on a four-strong shortlist of candidates to become the next Clermont head coach. FULL STORY