DEPARTURE: Bristol Bears have confirmed that scrum-half Tom Kessell will leave the Gallagher Premiership club at the end of the 2020/21 season. FULL STORY
ONE MORE YEAR: Despite turning 38 next month scrum half Richard Wigglesworth is reported to be in the final stages of agreeing a new one-year contract extension with his current club Leicester Tigers.
YOUNG GUN: Exeter Chiefs centre Barrie Karea has signed with French side Cognac Saint-Jean-d’Angély FULL STORY
RUMOUR: Reports in France suggest Montpellier are interested in signing George Ford at the end of next season as Springbok Handre Pollard’s replacement with the best paid player in the world set to leave in 2022.