Tuesday Evening Round Up

Tuesday Evening Round Up

Italy's 30-man squad to face France

The National team will meet in Rome Sunday, February 18 and on Tuesday will move to Marseilles ahead of the test match against France.

Nottingham re-sign trio

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Nottingham have announced that three more current squad members have signed a one-year extensions to remain at The Bay for the 2018/19 season.

Hooker Ben Brownlie, flanker Jordan Coghlan and centre/fly-half Gearoid Lyons have all agreed new deals with the Green and Whites. Full story

Saints sign Wallaby winger Taqele Naiyaravoro

Northampton Saints can today confirm the signing of wing Taqele Naiyaravoro from the Waratahs.

The 26-year-old Fijian-born Australia international will join the Club for the 2018-19 season and beyond. Full story

David Denton to leave Warriors at the end of the season

Warriors can confirm that David Denton will be leaving the Club at the end of the season.

The 28-year-old has made 14 appearances for Warriors since moving to Sixways last summer. Full story

Cornell du Preez to join Worcester Warriors on a two-year deal

Worcester Warriors have announced that Scotland international forward Cornell du Preez will be joining the Club ahead of the 2018/19 campaign on a two-year deal.

The giant back row becomes the Club’s third new signing and will be reunited with Director of Rugby Alan Solomons. Read more
Six Nations: France coach Jacques Brunel names his 31-man squad to face Italy

France head coach Jacques Brunel and his staff have unveiled their 31-man squad to face Italy (Friday, February 23) for the third round of the Six Nations Tournament.

The squad sees the absence of several players who were in connection with a late-night brawl which occurred after France's defeat to Scotland on Sunday.

Marco Mama extends Warriors stay

Having just confirmed the signing of Ashley beck, Worcester Warriors have now announced that back row Marco Mama has signed a new one-year deal with the Club.

Mama, who has made 28 appearances since making the switch from Bristol Rugby, is yet another first-team player to pen a new deal ahead of the 2018/19 season as Director of Rugby Alan Solomons looks to build stability and continuity within the squad. Full story

Ashley Beck to join Worcester Warriors

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Worcester Warriors have confirmed the signing of Wales international centre Ashley Beck from Pro 14 side Ospreys on a two-year deal.

The 27-year-old will make the move to Sixways in the summer to further strengthen Warriors’ exciting backline ahead of the 2018/19 season.

Edinburgh to release four players at the end of the season

Ediburgh Rugby Head Coach Richard Cockerill has confirmed that back-row Cornell du Preez, scrum-half Sam Hidalgo-Clyne and stand-off duo Duncan Weir and Jason Tovey will leave the club at the end of the season. Full story

Stormers shuffle their coaching team roles

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The Stormers have shuffled the roles of their coaching staff ahead of the 2018 Super Rugby campaign.

According sport24, Paul Treu, formerly the team's defence coach, is now the assistant coach for structural play.

Last season’s forwards coach, Russell Winter, is now the assistant coach for forwards and contact situations, including breakdown scenarios. Full story

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