Gallagher Premiership 2020-21 complete list of transfers

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NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 29: A Galagher rugby ball during the Gallagher Premiership Rugby match between Northampton Saints and Saracens at Franklin's Gardens on February 29, 2020 in Northampton, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

The Gallagher Premiership teams are still completing business deals as usual, despite a lack of live action, so here is the complete list of transfers in the Premiership.

This list will continue to be updated as Gallagher Premiership transfers get officially completed. Last update: July 4, 3.56PM.


IN: Gabriel Hamer-Webb (academy), Juan Schoeman (Sharks), Ben Spencer (Saracens), Will Spencer (Leicester Tigers).

OUT: Sam Nixon (Bayonne), Rhys Webb (Ospreys), Rhys Davies (Ospreys), Francois Louw (retired), Freddie Burns (Toyota Industries Shuttles), Chris Cook (Bristol Bears), Jackson Willison (Soyaux Angoulême), Aled Brew (released), Will Britton (released), Alex Davies (released), Jack Davies (released), Levi Davis (released), Levi Douglas (released), Matt Garvey (released), Tom Homer (released), Lucas Noguera Paz (released), Lucas Noguera (released), Francois Louw (retired).

Bristol Bears

IN: Semi Radradra (Bordeaux-Begles), Kyle Sinckler (Harlequins), Mitch Eadie (Northampton), Ben Earl (Saracens), Max Malins (Saracens), Chris Cook (Bath), Ratu Naulogo (Hull FC), Will Capon (academy), James Dun (academy), Charlie Powell (academy), Bryan Byrne (Leinster).

OUT: Jordan Crane (retired), Aly Muldowney (retired), Mat Protheroe (Ospreys), Nicky Thomas (Ospreys), Ian Madigan (Ulster), Nic Stirzaker (Montauban), Lewis Thiede (Ealing Trailfinders), Shaun Malton (Ealing Trailfinders), Joe Batley (Worcester Warriors), Tom Lindsay (retired), Bryan Byrne (released), Adrian Choat (released), Ollie Dawe (Jersey Reds), Ryan Edwards (released), Sam Graham (released), Luke Hamilton (released), James Lay (released), Luke Daniels (Ealing Trailfinders), Jordan Lay (released).

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HIGASHIOSAKA, JAPAN – OCTOBER 03: Semi Radradra of Fiji scores his team’s seventh try past Beka Gorgadze of Georgia during the Rugby World Cup 2019 Group D game between Georgia and Fiji at Hanazono Rugby Stadium on October 03, 2019 in Higashiosaka, Osaka, Japan. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Exeter Chiefs

IN: Jonny Gray (Glasgow), Sam Hidalgo-Clyne (Lyon), Aaron Hinkley (Gloucester), Corey Baldwin (Scarlets), Josh Hodge (Newcastle Falcons).

OUT: Nic White (Brumbies), Enrique Pieretto (Glasgow Warriors), Sam Hill (Sale Sharks), Matt Kvesic (Worcester Warriors), Josh Caulfield (Cornish Pirates), Max Bodily (Ealing Trailfinders), Greg Holmes (Western Force).


IN: Louis Rees-Zammit (academy), Jordy Reid (Ealing Trailfinders), Jack Singleton (Saracens), Jonny May (Leicester Tigers).

OUT: Callum Braley (Benetton), Aaron Hinkley (Exeter Chiefs), Simon Linsell (Ealing Trailfinders), Tom Marshall (NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes), Franco Mostert (released), Franco Marais (NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes), Owen Williams (NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes), Ruan Dreyer (released).


IN: Andre Esterhuizen (Sharks), Wilco Louw (Stormers), Joe Gray (Saracens), Tyrone Green (Lions), Will Trenholm (academy), Fin Baxter (academy), Oscar Beard (academy), Matas Jurevicius (London Scottish).

OUT: Nick Auterac (Northampton), Kyle Sinckler (Bristol Bears), Phil Swainston (Rouen), Francis Saili (Biarritz), Travis Ismaiel (Bulls), Toby Freeman (London Scottish), Semi Kunatani (Castres), Rob Buchanan (retired), Chris Robshaw (San Diego Legion), Vereniki Goneva (Stade Montois), Mark Lambert (retired), Max Crumpton (retired), Niall Saunders (retired), Harry Barlow (released), James Bourton (released), Lloyd Wheeldon (released), Luke James (released), Renaldo Bothma (released), Tom Penny (released).

Leicester Tigers

IN: Zach Henry (Nevers), Shalva Mamukashvili (Enisei), Nemani Nadolo (Montpellier), Cyle Brink (Lions), Oliver Chessum (Nottingham), Dan Kelly (Loughborough Students), Cameron Henderson (Glasgow Warriors), Matt Scott (Edinburgh), Blake Enever (Brumbies), Harry Potter (Rebels), David Williams (Nottingham).

OUT: Sam Costelow (Scarlets), Jonny May (Gloucester), Guy Thompson (Ealing Trailfinders), Ifereimi Boladau (loan return to Nottingham), Kyran Bungaroo (released), Gaston Cortes (released), Sam Everleigh (released), Andy Forsyth (loan return to Coventry), Leo Gilliand (released), Owen Hills (released), Rory Hughes (loan return to Glasgow), Cameron Jordan (released), Sione Kalamafoni (released), Keston Lines (released), Tatafu Polota-Nau (released), Joe Thomas (released), Adam Thompstone (released), EW Viljoen (released), Jimmy Stevens (retired), Jonah Holmes (Dragons), Will Spencer (Bath), Greg Bateman (released), Manu Tuilagi (released), Telusa Veainu (released), Noel Reid (released), Kyle Eastmond (released).

DUBLIN, IRELAND – FEBRUARY 02 England’s try scorers Jonny May, (L) Elliot Daly (C) and Henry Slade celebrate after their victory during the Guinness Six Nations match between Ireland and England at Aviva Stadium on February 02, 2019 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by David Rogers – RFU/The RFU Collection via Getty Images)

London Irish


OUT: Belgium Tuatagaloa (Rouen), Barney Maddison (Ealing Trailfinders), Will Partington (Hartpury College), Dave Porecki (released), Danny Hobbs-Awoyemi (Northampton Saints), Stephen Myler (released), Scott Steele (released), Franco van der Merwe (released), Pat Cilliers (released), Saia Fainga’a (released), Tom Stephenson (released), Bryce Campbell (released), Aliveriti Veitokani (released), Sam Collingridge (released), Jack Beltcher (released), Finlay Rossiter (released).

Newcastle Falcons


OUT: Simon Ozokwe (Ealing Trailfinders), Josh Hodge (Exeter Chiefs).

Northampton Saints

IN: Nick Auterac (Harlequins), Ollie Sleightholme (academy), Connor Tupai (academy), Tom James (Doncaster Knights), Nick Isiekwe (Saracens), Shaun Abendorff (Aurillac), Danny Hobbs-Awoyemi (London Irish), Alex Coles (academy), Samson Ma’asi (academy).

OUT: Cobus Reinach (Montpellier), Mitch Eadie (Bristol Bears), Ben Franks (retired), Will Davis (Ealing Trailfinders), James Mitchell (Doncaster Knights), Gordon Reid (released), Toby Trinder (released), Michael van Vuuren (Ealing Trailfinders), Andy Symons (released), Fraser Strachan (Ealing Trailfinders), Devante Onojaife (released), Ben Glynn (loan end), Jamie Gibson (released).

Sale Sharks

IN: Sam Hill (Exeter Chiefs).

OUT: Rob Webber (retired), James Williams (Hartpury College), Matt Sturgess (Fylde), James Williams (released), Sam Dugdale (released), Teddy Leatherbarrow (released), Joe Jones (Doncaster Knights), Ciaran Booth (Connacht), Rouban Birch (released), Nic Dolly (released), .


IN: Ryan Mills (Worcester Warriors), Alfie Barbeary (academy), Will Simonds (academy), Myles Edwards (Oyonnoax).

OUT: Billy Searle (Worcester Warriors), Charlie Matthews (Kamaishi Seawaves), Ashley Johnson (Birmingham Moseley), Nizaam Carr (Bulls).

Worcester Warriors

IN: Gareth Simpson (academy), Bill Searle (Wasps), Tom Dodd (academy), Matt Kvesic (Exeter Chiefs), Joe Batley (Bristol Bears), Alex Hearle (academy), James Scott (academy), Nick David (academy), Beck Cutting (academy), Kai Owen (academy).

OUT: Luke Scully (Cardiff Blues), Joe Taufete’e (Lyon), Ryan Mills (Wasps), Jono Lance (released), Joe Taufete’e (released).

Read about the new Gallagher Premiership salary cap guidelines here.


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NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 29: A Galagher rugby ball during the Gallagher Premiership Rugby match between Northampton Saints and Saracens at Franklin’s Gardens on February 29, 2020 in Northampton, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)



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