List of 2021–22 RFU Championship transfers

This is a list of player transfers involving RFU Championship teams before or during the 2021–22 season. The list is of deals that are confirmed and are either from or to a rugby union team in the Championship during the 2020–21 season. It is not unknown for confirmed deals to be cancelled at a later date. On 20 June, Saracens were promoted to Premiership Rugby for the 2021–22 season after defeating Ealing Trailfinders in the promotion playoff.[1] No team is relegated from the Premiership this season due to an increase in the number of teams in the Premiership for 2021–22. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic there was also no National League 1 in 2020–21, so no sides are relegated/promoted to or from the division.

AmpthillEdit

Bedford BluesEdit

Cornish PiratesEdit

CoventryEdit

Doncaster KnightsEdit

Ealing TrailfindersEdit

Hartpury UniversityEdit

Jersey RedsEdit

London ScottishEdit

NottinghamEdit

RichmondEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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