INTEREST: According to RUCK sources, Leicester boss and former England coach Steve Borthwick wants George Kruis to join Leicester when his contract with Panasonic Wild Knights expires. Aged 18, Kruis was taken under then-England captain Borthwick’s wing and spent five years mentoring the lock to becoming a Saracens star as well as an England international and British and Irish Lion.
UNSURE: The BBC have suggested it remains uncertain whether the Wales skipper Alun Wyn Jones will carry on playing after his current contract expires this summer. FULL STORY
LIST: The Rugby Paper has reported that Stade Francais are very keen on signing England centre Ollie Lawrence when his contract at Worcester Warriors expires in 2022. FULL STORY
TRIAL: Former London Irish, Wasps and London Welsh back Guy Armitage has been handed a trial at French rugby league club Toulouse until the end of the month.