The French clubs that make up the Top14 have never been afraid to throw the cash around, and next season looks to be no different thanks to this lot…
Despite struggling to make much of an impact at the Reds, the Japanese full back is still remembered for his World Cup performances. His commercial value isn’t exactly a downside though.
The former All Black star is set to leave Japan at the end of the current domestic season ready to head to the Top14 with Clermont.
Dumoulin is one of the few French players heading to Montpellier where he will hope to establish himself in the side and push on for more international caps.
With his opportunities in an Ireland jersey limited, Madigan has opted for a move to Bordeaux where he will have the chance to play inside Adam Ashley-Cooper.
The giant Fijian has decided this will be his last season in Super Rugby and will now join Jake White’s foreign hoard in Montpellier as they look to challenge for the Top14.
The forgotten man of French rugby, Trinh-Duc turned down an offer from Montpellier to sign with Toulon where there will be plenty of expectation on the mercurial playmaker.
You may not know the name yet, but at just 19, Lobzhanidze already has 15 Georgian caps to his name and looks to be an astute signing by Brive.
With his All Black opportunities limited, La Rochelle look to have made an exciting signing with Vito set to make a considerable improvement to their back row.
The Reds flanker looked out of options with the Wallabies thanks to ‘Pooper’ so has opted to bring his considerable talents to the Top14 with Toulon.
After impressing under Jake White for Montpellier, former Wallabies captain Mowen is now heading to Pau who will be hoping he can continue his good form.
The giant Scottish lock has had a relatively successful spell at Castres and is now looking to step up again, this time with French giants Toulouse.
The Glasgow lock has been their star man for a number of seasons now, and looks set to bring his exciting brand of forward play to Paris with Racing next season.
Virtually unheard of outside of Manchester, Cobilas has slowly gone about establishing himself as one of the top tightheads in England before his move to France next season.
One of Italy’s most experienced forwards, Ghiraldini will help ensure that the Toulouse front row continues to remain as dominant as possible.
Menini has decided to end his stay with Toulon and will now head to Lyon where he is likely to form a vital part of their front row next season.