Hurricanes welcome Tyrel Lomax on four-year deal
Young All Blacks prop Tyrel Lomax has signed a four-year deal with the Hurricanes through until at least 2023.
Lomax will join the Hurricanes ahead of the 2020 Super Rugby competition. Full story
Former Welsh International Signs for Cornish Pirates
Following on from news of other player announcements this week, the Cornish Pirates have confirmed that former Welsh international tight-head prop Craig Mitchell, aged 33, has signed a two-year contract with the club. Full story
Lealiifano leaves Brumbies to play in Japan
Brumbies flyhalf Christian Lealiifano has confirmed that he will depart the club at the conclusion of the 2019 Super Rugby season to take up a contract offer in Japan.
The Brumbies captain, who has played 148 times for the club will end his twelve-year association with the club at the culmination of the Brumbies campaign.
Classic Marty Banks moment at media opp. Confirms Mitch Hunt will be leaving Crusaders to join the Highlanders.— Paul Cully (@paulcullystuff) June 17, 2019
Former Springbok scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar in talks with two teams - reports
Former Springbok scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar has been linked with a return to the Republic with either the Cheetahs or Sharks according to Afrikaans publication The Rapport.
The report states that Pienaar has inquired about vacancies at the Sharks and Cheetahs for a potential playing contract for the next two seasons. Full story
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