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Racing 92, La Rochelle, Clermont, Pau, Stade Français… The most recent rugby switch information

Owen Franks would have said no to Stade Français, which is still looking for a right pillar.
Owen Franks would have refused the proposal from Stade Français, which remains to be on the lookout for a proper pillar. (©Icon Sport)

Racing 92. The arrival of Christian Wade formalized

After the arrival of the All Blacks middle of Biarritz, Francis Saili, to exchange Virimi Vakatawa compelled to cease his profession in France, the Racing 92 formalized the arrival of a brand new three-quarter for its end strains. That is the England winger Christian Wade (31 years previous; 1 choice), who had already performed with the Ile-de-France membership over the past summer season stage of the Supersevens in Pau.

The previous Wasps scorer, writer of 99 tries throughout the Channel, joins the Ciel et Blanc squad as an extra participant for a interval of 1 yr, i.e. till the top of the 2022-2023 season. Endowed with a really excessive high pace, Wade had put an finish to his profession as a rugby participant in 2018 to signal with the Buffalo Payments, an NFL membership (American soccer).

La Rochelle. Kyle Hatherell in very superior contacts

The supervisor of La Rochelle, Ronan O’Gara, had introduced it: he’s actively on the lookout for a 3rd line to compensate for the long-term absence of Matthias Haddad, left knee surgical procedure on August 12 and compensate for the untimely finish of Kevin Gourdon’s profession throughout final season , adopted this summer season by the retirements of ex-All Blacks Victor Vito (35) and South African flanker Wiaan Liebenberg (29). And the Irish technician ought to discover his happiness within the individual of the South African third line Kyle Hatherell (27 years previous).

He was additionally tracked by Perpignan and the supervisor of Usap, Patrick Arlettaz, defined that he had “inquired about him, however that he had dedicated to La Rochelle”. Which has not but been confirmed by the Maritimes. Nevertheless, Hatherell is the one participant to have formally requested to go away Worcester because the English membership are near submitting for chapter, as confirmed by director of rugby Steve Diamond. “He desires to go away, however hasn’t signed something but with La Rochelle. Maritime supervisor Ronan O-Gara additionally needed to be cautious on this concern: “We’re in dialogue, nevertheless it’s sophisticated. The state of affairs just isn’t simple for the gamers and their membership. There are a number of tracks and he’s one in all them. »

French Stadium. Franks stated no, N’Diaye known as again on mortgage?

Confronted with the absence of its pillars Paul Alo-Emile and Vasil Kakovin, the French Stadium is on the lookout for a right-hander. In accordance Midday Olympicthe Parisian leaders even contacted the veteran All Black, Owen Franks (34 years previous; 108 picks), who presently performs for the Hurricanes (Tremendous Rugby), however the two events haven’t come to an settlement. Until there’s a turnaround, the ex-Northampton participant will subsequently not be a part of the capital.

Among the many avenues nonetheless being studied on the desk of the Parisian leaders, the membership plans to get better the younger and promising proper pillar Hugo N’Diaye (22), presently on mortgage at Rouen, the place he performed the primary 3 days of Professional D2. Former Lyon Espoirs participant, he had already benefited from a mortgage to Rouen final season (9 video games, 8 begins and 1 attempt). Nonetheless, the speculation of recruitment within the southern hemisphere stays the precedence of the Stade Français.

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… Pierre-Henri Azagoh prolonged

Friday September 9, the Stade Français introduced the extension of the contract of its second worldwide line, Pierre-Henri Azagoh (24 years previous; 1 choice) till 2026. Arrived from Massy in 2019, the participant from Nîmes performed 37 Prime 14 matches with the Soldats Roses. Topped world champion with the French under-20s in 2018, he honored his first choice with the XV of France through the victorious take a look at match in opposition to the Wallabies (28-26), on July 13, 2021, through the tour summer season in Australia.

Pau courts Yvan Reilhac (Montpellier)

Based on RMC Sport, the middle of Montpellier, Yvan Reilhac (27), who solely performed 8 Prime 14 video games final season, may discover enjoying time with Pau. After the accidents of Aminiasi Tuimaba and Vincent Pinto, the native of Paris, capable of evolve within the middle or on the wing, may arrive as a medical joker in Béarn.

Clermont. Slimani will imitate Bézy, whereas ready for Penaud?

Based on RMC Sport, scrum half Sébastien Bézy (30 years previous; 8 caps) shouldn’t be the one participant from Clermont to increase his contract in Auvergne. Certainly, the worldwide legislation pillar Rabah Slimani (32 years previous; 57 picks), just lately operated on the left biceps and unavailable for 4 months, will nonetheless be from Clermont subsequent season.

Stays the massive unknown Damian Penaud, out of contract in June 2023 with ASM. The worldwide winger (25 years previous; 34 caps) desires to take his time earlier than deciding on his future. Whereas he’s courted by many of the massive golf equipment within the Prime 14 together with Toulouse, but in addition by British groups, Clermont doesn’t despair of conserving him. “I do not know the place I’ll play subsequent season,” he stated just lately. “In the intervening time, I do not wish to speak about my future. I wish to concentrate on my season with Clermont and the XV of France » It would subsequently be crucial to attend a number of extra months earlier than Penaud makes his alternative. “I’ll usually make my determination earlier than the top of the 6 Nations Match. There is no such thing as a urgency. »

… Benjamin Boudou already again

The younger hooker of the XV of France U20, Benjamin Boudou (20 years previous; 7 picks), loaned a number of weeks in the past to Nevers (Professional D2), is again sooner than anticipated in Clermont, after the harm of Etienne Fourcade, hit within the hamstrings and absent in 4 and 6 weeks. He’ll cowl the place together with the 2 skilled Adrien Pélissié and Yohan Beheregaray.

Because the rule permits, there may be the opportunity of shortening a mortgage in settlement with the 2 golf equipment of various ranges. Friday, Benjamin Boudou participated within the victory of Nevers on the garden of Massy (15-16) after which joined Auvergne. From this Tuesday, September 13, he’ll participate in ASM coaching, earlier than the journey to Toulon (Sunday, 9:05 p.m.).

Astronomical wage for Pablo Matera within the 2nd division… Japanese

On the finish of his contract with the Crusaders (New Zealand), with whom he gained Tremendous Rugby final June, Pablo Matera (29 years previous; 80 picks) didn’t want to lengthen his lease at Canterbury. Giving a reasonably stunning new path, sportingly talking, to his profession, for the reason that captain of the Pumas has dedicated himself to Mie Honda Warmtha Japanese second division membership!

Financially, alternatively, the selection is obvious since he ought to obtain 1.2 million euros per season within the land of the rising solar! At 29, and one yr from the World Cup, this alternative should appear daring.

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