NH Rugby Transfers

Discussion in 'General Rugby Union' started by harrison2468, Apr 23, 2006.

  1. harrison2468

    harrison2468 Guest

    Luke Arscott has signed for Bristol.
    Bortalmi to Gloucester
    Nievo to Gloucester
    Lawson to Gloucester
    Lee Best to Worcester
    Some prop to Saints
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  3. Black-Monday

    Black-Monday Guest

    Two gypo welsh players to sale, not really expecting much. Probably just squad players for when we have internationals.

  4. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    Theyv'e also signed David Akinluyi from Cambridge Uni (wing) and Christian Short from Connacht (lock).

    That this rate, they'll turn into Worcester considering all the un-pronouncable names... :ph34r:
  5. Boy

    Boy Guest

    And our Feaunati, Filise, Fuimaono-Sapolu and Faamatuainu simply roll off the tongue...

    Shaun Berne to Bath
    James Hudson to Irish
  6. PeeJay

    PeeJay Guest

    Gary Powell (Gloucester) to Blues
    Hal Luscombe (Dragons) to Harlequins
    Jon Bryant (Dragons) to Sale
    Nikki Walker (Borders) to Ospreys
    Stephen Jones (Clermont-Auvergne) to Scarlets
    Scott Macleod (Borders) to Scarlets
  7. harrison2468

    harrison2468 Guest


    Arscott to Bristol.
    Bortalmi to Gloucester
    Nievo to Gloucester
    Lawson to Gloucester
    Lee Best to Worcester
    Morris to Worcester
    Soane Tonga’uiha to Saints
    Shaun Berne to Bath
    James Hudson to Irish
    Ben Evans to Sale
    Lee Thomas to Sale
    John Bryant to Sale
  8. Titan

    Titan Guest

    3 members of the Titans squad are bound for the Premiership - Dave Strettle and Chris Hala'Ufia (both Quins) and Jon Golding (Newcastle).
  9. harrison2468

    harrison2468 Guest

    What positions do Hala'Ufia and Golding play?
  10. loratadine

    loratadine Guest

    lee byrne is rumuored to be going to the ospreys, martyn williams looks likely to sign with perpignan, and the ospreys look close to signing nz flanker jono gibbes.
  11. Titan

    Titan Guest

    Hala'Ufia is a no.8 (Tongan international). Golding is a prop with a LOT of potential. Began his career with Northampton.
  12. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

    Par for course - release decent props but keep utter crap like Robbie Morris
  13. el_tk

    el_tk Guest

    Chris Whitaker, Trevor Hogan, and Stephen Keogh have signed for Leinster.
  14. gjohn85

    gjohn85 Guest

    The 4 welsh side transfers & rumours courtesy of BBC, link.

    In: Gary Powell (Gloucester)

    Rumoured transfer targets: Gareth Thomas (Toulouse)

    Out: Jonah Lomu (returning to New Zealand), Ryan Powell (Worcester), Craig Quinnell (retired), Lee Thomas (Sale), Ben Evans (Sale)

    Possible exits: Martyn Williams (linked with a move to Perpignan), Nick McLeod, Maama Molitika, Tristan Davies
    In: Matt Jess (Cornish Pirates), Joe Bearman (Cornish Pirates)

    Out: Haldane Luscombe (Harlequins), Shawn van Rensburg (Celtic Crusaders), Jon Bryant (Sale)

    Possible exits: Jason Forster (out of contract)
    In: Nikki Walker (Borders)

    Rumoured transfer targets: Lee Byrne (Scarlets), Tal Selley (Scarlets)

    Out: Rhodri Wells (Cornish Pirates)

    Possible exits: Damian Karauna (out of contract), Des Dillon (out of contract)
    In: Stephen Jones (Clermont Auvergne), Scott MacLeod (Borders), Scott Quinnell (joins coaching team), Ian Jones (development contract), Rhys Priestland (development contract), Rob McCusker (development contract), Lou Reed (development contract), Liam Davies (development contract), Lee Williams (development contract)

    Rumoured transfer targets: Julian White (Leicester)


    Possible exits: Lee Byrne (out of contract), Craig Dunlea (out of contract), Chris Wyatt (out of contract, linked to Munster), Tal Selley
  15. PeeJay

    PeeJay Guest

    Byrne would be a good signing for the Ospreys, but I'd rather he didn't go. Other than Barry Davies, we don't have any really good full-backs at Stradey :( (Yes, I do know about Garan Evans, but he's hardly played in ages and he's listed as a winger on the Scarlets website)
  16. Southern man

    Southern man Guest

    Seilala Mapusua ---> Saracens
  17. loratadine

    loratadine Guest

    i hope we get jono gibbes it would be a massive signing.
  18. Southern man

    Southern man Guest

    I think it's sad that NH clubs can't develop their own players.
  19. Bullitt

    Bullitt Guest

  20. gjohn85

    gjohn85 Guest

    You could say that about the SH teams, why have they got all those fiji/soman/tongan players?
  21. Southern man

    Southern man Guest

    Who are from the SH, who are born in New Zealand. Most NH clubs would have more pacific islanders than our provincal squads. Atleast we don't have to buy washed up players from other countries to make our competitions look good.
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