transfer rumours

We take a look at the biggest rugby transfer rumours that have gained momentum during January 2015…

Will Genia is believed to be on his way to Stade Francais after agreeing a break clause in a pre-contract he had signed with Bath.

Yet another Burgess brother could be on his way to the Premiership with George Burgess believed to be attracting interest from Gloucester.

Handré Pollard is believed to be a target of Saracens, although there are reportedly a number of French clubs interested.

England lock Geoff Parling is being courted by Exeter Chiefs as they look to add more international experience to their side.

Toulon look set to announce the signing of Duane Vermeulen although there is still reported interest from Bath.

Scotland winger Tim Visser is being considered as a potential target for Sale Sharks as they plan to replace the retiring Mark Cueto.


Springbok prop Tendai Mtawarira could be set for a big move money to Toulon, although several other Top 14 sides are also interested.

Top 14 side Montpellier look like the front runners to sign Jannie and Bismarck du Plessis now Jake White has taken over.

Exeter Chiefs are weighing up a potential move for Leicester Tigers Tom Croft, although concerns remain over his injury record.

Munster are reportedly interested in signing Sale Sharks up and coming young centre Will Addison.

Leinster are currently leading the chase to sign Irish centre Robbie Henshaw with Gordon D’Arcy set for retirement.

Wales and Lions winger Alex Cuthbert is attracting interest from Bath after turning down a central contract.

Bath are also believed to be looking into the possibility of bringing Melbourne Rebels prop Max Lahiff back from his stint in Australia.

There are still rumours circulating that England RL star Josh Charnley could be set for a cross-code switch to Sale Sharks.

Top 14 big spenders Toulon are still weighing up a move for Wallaby star Israel Folau should he decide not to renew his contract with the ARU.

Leicester Tigers are weighing up a move for England full back Chris Pennell should Worcester fail to gain promotion to the Premiership having lost Mathew Tait to the Top 14.

Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth is expected to complete a move to Toulon after the Rugby World Cup.

Have you heard of any other rugby transfer rumours that we should add to this list?