Contract extensions confirmed over the festive period

Contract extensions confirmed over the festive period

Clubs across Europe were busy this festive period announcing a number of contract extensions. Here is a quick review of these deals:



Wasps announced 5 new re-signings for the 2019/20 season.

  • Ashley Johnson
  • Tommy Taylor
  • Jimmy Gopperth
  • Simon McIntyre
  • Ben Harris

Sale Sharks

The Sale Sharks confirmed the re-signing of club captain Jono Ross who has extended his stay by another 3 years. 

Bristol Bears 

The Bristol Bears confirmed that Chris Vui had signed a new deal with the club for another three years with the club beating off interest from some of Europe's biggest clubs.


Glasgow Warriors

The Glasgow Warriors had a busy December announcing a host of re-signings throughout the month.

  • Tommy Seymour (Until 2020)
  • Oli Kebble (Until 2020)
  • Stafford McDowall (Until 2020)
  • Sam Johnson (Until 2021)
  • George Horne (Until 2021)
  • Adam Hastings (Until 2021)
  • Grant Stewart (Until 2020)
  • Niko Matawalu (Until 2021)
  • Scott Cummings (Until 2021)
  • Zander Fagerson (Until 2022)

However, the left arguably the best signing for last as they confirmed that Huw Jones has signed a new deal until the at least 2021 on Christmas Day. The centre drew the interest of clubs across Europe with Northampton Saints reportedly eager to sign the 25-year-old.


Stephen Fitzgerald has joined Connacht on loan from Munster on a three-month deal.



Lyon confirmed that 37-year-old club captain Julien Puricelli has signed on for another two seasons with the side. 

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