Transfers & Rumours Non-Tigers 2020-21

Forum to discuss everything that is Tigers related

Moderators: Rizzo, Tigerbeat, Tigers Press Office, Tigers Webmaster

Post Reply
JP14
Super User
Super User
Posts: 6292
Joined: Tue Jul 18, 2017 7:37 am
Location: Burbage

Transfers & Rumours Non-Tigers 2020-21

Post by JP14 » Wed Nov 18, 2020 8:40 am

According to Neil Fissler of the Rugby Paper, Sale Sharks are after another du Preez, a JP du Preez from the Cheetahs who plays in the Second Row. As far as I know he's a namesake, not a relative of the du Preez brothers.
"Our Greatest Glory Is Not In Never Failing, But In Rising Every Time We Fall" Confucius

PaleoTiger
Senior Member
Senior Member
Posts: 117
Joined: Tue Sep 01, 2015 10:39 pm

Re: Transfers & Rumours Non-Tigers 2020-21

Post by PaleoTiger » Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:01 pm

JB on the eggchasers podcast indicated the same rumour, he's normally spot on with Sale news.

kk20gb30
Gold Member
Gold Member
Posts: 1219
Joined: Sun Jan 22, 2017 1:01 pm
Location: Over The Hills & Far Away

Re: Transfers & Rumours Non-Tigers 2020-21

Post by kk20gb30 » Wed Nov 18, 2020 6:47 pm


kk20gb30
Gold Member
Gold Member
Posts: 1219
Joined: Sun Jan 22, 2017 1:01 pm
Location: Over The Hills & Far Away

Re: Transfers & Rumours Non-Tigers 2020-21

Post by kk20gb30 » Thu Nov 19, 2020 6:30 pm


JP14
Super User
Super User
Posts: 6292
Joined: Tue Jul 18, 2017 7:37 am
Location: Burbage

Re: Transfers & Rumours Non-Tigers 2020-21

Post by JP14 » Thu Nov 19, 2020 6:33 pm

Bath have signed Alex Gray (former Yorkshire Carnegie and Falcons player) who is coming from a dabble in NFL as a tight-end.
"Our Greatest Glory Is Not In Never Failing, But In Rising Every Time We Fall" Confucius

RagingBull
Super User
Super User
Posts: 8717
Joined: Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:54 pm

Re: Transfers & Rumours Non-Tigers 2020-21

Post by RagingBull » Fri Nov 20, 2020 4:02 pm

Chris Boyd signs a new deal with Saints till end of 2021/22.
So only a 1 season contract extension.

kk20gb30
Gold Member
Gold Member
Posts: 1219
Joined: Sun Jan 22, 2017 1:01 pm
Location: Over The Hills & Far Away

Re: Transfers & Rumours Non-Tigers 2020-21

Post by kk20gb30 » Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:34 am

Rugby Paper & Neil Fissler (22/11/20) speculates that Sale are about to announce the signature of the 6ft 10in lock JP Du Preez from Cheetahs.
Would confirm Steve D's 'incoming' teaser from about a week ago.Apparently this signing is one of two.....

ABClub
Gold Member
Gold Member
Posts: 978
Joined: Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:58 pm

Re: Transfers & Rumours Non-Tigers 2020-21

Post by ABClub » Tue Nov 24, 2020 2:16 pm

JP du Preez would make sense as injury dispensation for Lood de Jager.

I half thought Ruan Botha might end up there on a short term contract to cover. I believe he's still unattached having finished his contract with Kubota Spears.

kk20gb30
Gold Member
Gold Member
Posts: 1219
Joined: Sun Jan 22, 2017 1:01 pm
Location: Over The Hills & Far Away

Re: Transfers & Rumours Non-Tigers 2020-21

Post by kk20gb30 » Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:21 am

Racing 92 re sign Virimi Vakatawa ending speculation of a switch to the Premiership :

https://www.ruck.co.uk/virimi-vakatawa- ... the-world/

happywomble
Senior Member
Senior Member
Posts: 250
Joined: Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:53 am

Re: Transfers & Rumours Non-Tigers 2020-21

Post by happywomble » Fri Nov 27, 2020 9:39 am

Juandré Kruger off, no info on where but could make a decent temp Lavinini replacement?

https://www.thesouthafrican.com/sport/r ... agreement/

sam16111986
Super User
Super User
Posts: 4229
Joined: Thu Sep 11, 2008 6:27 pm
Location: Shepshed

Re: Transfers & Rumours Non-Tigers 2020-21

Post by sam16111986 » Fri Nov 27, 2020 9:58 am

happywomble wrote:
Fri Nov 27, 2020 9:39 am
Juandré Kruger off, no info on where but could make a decent temp Lavinini replacement?

https://www.thesouthafrican.com/sport/r ... agreement/
By the time he's actually got a flight over here and done his 14 days isolation then Lavanini should be about back. I imagine he's off to Japan.

happywomble
Senior Member
Senior Member
Posts: 250
Joined: Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:53 am

Re: Transfers & Rumours Non-Tigers 2020-21

Post by happywomble » Fri Nov 27, 2020 10:31 am

Very true. Personally, I'd have liked a more detailed breakdown of players health and fitness/anticipated date of return but thats not going to be the case judging by Mr Borthwick's recent interview so we will just have to wait and see when teams get announced!

kk20gb30
Gold Member
Gold Member
Posts: 1219
Joined: Sun Jan 22, 2017 1:01 pm
Location: Over The Hills & Far Away

Re: Transfers & Rumours Non-Tigers 2020-21

Post by kk20gb30 » Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:44 am

Manu to France ?
May be old and re cycled but would not completely discount it come the time and fitness permitting:

https://www.ruck.co.uk/reports-manu-tui ... r-england/

kk20gb30
Gold Member
Gold Member
Posts: 1219
Joined: Sun Jan 22, 2017 1:01 pm
Location: Over The Hills & Far Away

Re: Transfers & Rumours Non-Tigers 2020-21

Post by kk20gb30 » Tue Dec 01, 2020 7:55 am

Wasps sign Cornish Pirates Josh Caulfield short term :

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/55131976

kk20gb30
Gold Member
Gold Member
Posts: 1219
Joined: Sun Jan 22, 2017 1:01 pm
Location: Over The Hills & Far Away

Re: Transfers & Rumours Non-Tigers 2020-21

Post by kk20gb30 » Tue Dec 01, 2020 8:00 am

Strong Rumor , Bath finally sign a fly half:

https://www.rugbypass.com/news/report-b ... -schoeman/

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: peteD and 2 guests