Three English clubs tracking the availability of Brad Shields

Three English clubs tracking the availability of Brad Shields

Wasps are the latest club to join the race to sign Hurricanes back-rower Brad Shields, who has already revealed he wants to come to the Premiership.

The Rugby Paper reported on Sunday that the black and golds have identified the back-rower as a new principal target.


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Shields, who is equally capable at flanker or number 8, holds a British Passport through his parents and has already opened negotiations with English clubs about a move in the next few months.

He has been attracting interest from Bristol and Northampton Saints but has a significant price tag of around £350,000 per season.


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The 26-year-old, who captained the Hurricanes against the British & Irish Lions in the summer, would also qualify for England and it’s been reported he’s already spoken to Eddie Jones about a prospective call-up.

Wasps are also rumoured to be keen on bringing in Exeter-born Welsh international Aaron Jarvis from Clermont Auvergne.


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Jarvis, who started his career at Bath before moving to Ospreys, has been with ASM for the last two seasons.

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