List of 2021–22 United Rugby Championship transfers

This is a list of player transfers involving United Rugby Championship rugby union teams between the end of the 2020–21 season and before the start of the 2021–22 season.

Benetton edit

Bulls edit

Cardiff edit

Connacht edit

Dragons edit

Edinburgh edit

Glasgow Warriors edit

Leinster edit

Lions edit

Munster edit

Ospreys edit

Scarlets edit

Sharks edit

Stormers edit

Ulster edit

Zebre Parma edit

See also edit

References edit

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  2. ^ "Per consolidare la seconda linea dei leoni arriva Carl Wegner". Benetton Rugby (in Italian). 4 February 2021. Retrieved 4 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro: Bristol Bears prop to join Benetton at end of season". BBC Sport. 17 February 2021. Retrieved 17 February 2021.
  4. ^ "In Biancoverde il talentuoso estremo Andries Coetzee". Benetton Rugby (in Italian). 10 March 2021. Retrieved 10 March 2021.
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  6. ^ "Tomas Albornoz e' un nuovo mediano d'apertura dei leioni". Benetton Rugby (in Italian). 25 May 2021. Retrieved 25 May 2021.
  7. ^ "Lorenzo Cannone e' un nuovo giocatore del Benetton Rugby". Benetton Rugby (in Italian). 24 June 2021. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  8. ^ a b "Dodici i permit players selezionati per la prossima stagione sportiva". Benetton Rugby (in Italian). 28 June 2021. Retrieved 23 May 2022.
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  12. ^ "Marco Riccioni: Saracens to sign Italy prop from Benetton". BBC Sport. 24 February 2021. Retrieved 24 February 2021.
  13. ^ "Jayden Hayward lascera' il club a fine stagione". Benetton Rugby. 22 April 2021. Retrieved 22 April 2021.
  14. ^ "Harlequins sign Tommaso Allan". Harlequins. 5 May 2021. Retrieved 5 May 2021.
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  17. ^ "Bienvenue a Paolo Garbisi". Montpellier Rugby (in French). 9 July 2021. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  18. ^ "Benvenuto Leonardo Sarto". Rugby Rovigo Delta (in Italian). 13 July 2021. Retrieved 14 July 2021.
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  26. ^ "Bulls snap up another Springbok". SA Rugby Magazine. 30 June 2021. Retrieved 30 June 2021.
  27. ^ "Bulls confirm Bismarck signing". SA Rugby Magazine. 10 September 2021. Retrieved 10 September 2021.
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  29. ^ "Cyle Brink: Leicester Tigers agree to release back-rower to join South African side Bulls". BBC Sport. 20 December 2021. Retrieved 20 December 2021.
  30. ^ "Bulls sign former Lions 'Bulldog' Dylan Smith". News 24. 11 April 2022. Retrieved 11 April 2022.
  31. ^ "Vodacom Bulls sign former Junior Bok Ruan Vermaak". Bulls. 22 March 2022. Retrieved 22 March 2022.
  32. ^ "Ivan van Zyl: Saracens sign South Africa international scrum-half". BBC Sport. 23 February 2021. Retrieved 23 February 2021.
  33. ^ "Tigers to add Van Staden to Leicester pack". Leicester Tigers. 8 March 2021. Retrieved 8 March 2021.
  34. ^ "FC Grenoble : de nouveaux renforts pour la saison prochaine". Le Dauphiné (in French). 3 April 2021. Retrieved 3 April 2021.
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  37. ^ "Carr to make return to England". SA Rugby Magazine. 28 June 2021. Retrieved 28 June 2021.
  38. ^ "Bok wing forced into early retirement". SA Rugby Magazine. 11 July 2021. Retrieved 11 July 2021.
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  40. ^ "MIE Honda Heat signe 2 nouveaux joueurs". Asie Rugby (in French). 1 September 2021. Retrieved 1 September 2021.
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  43. ^ "Bulls bid 'Big Trev' heartfelt farewell". SA Rugby Magazine. 1 December 2021. Retrieved 1 December 2021.
  44. ^ "Former Junior Springbok flyhalf David Coetzer joins Houston". Americas Rugby News. 1 December 2021. Retrieved 2 December 2021.
  45. ^ "Bevan and Feyi-Waboso sign senior Cardiff Blues contracts". Cardiff Rugby Life. 20 December 2020. Retrieved 17 February 2021.
  46. ^ "Rhys Priestland to join Cardiff Blues". Cardiff Blues. 17 February 2021. Retrieved 17 February 2021.
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  48. ^ a b "Ben Warren: Ospreys signs Wales Under-20s prop". BBC Sport. 6 April 2021. Retrieved 6 April 2021.
  49. ^ "Graulhet renouvelle un quart de son effectif". La Dépêche (in French). 27 June 2021. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  50. ^ a b "Dragons sign full-back Ioan Davies on permanent deal". South Wales Argus. 22 July 2021. Retrieved 22 July 2021.
  51. ^ "Ethan Lewis: Saracens sign hooker from Cardiff". BBC Sport. 4 August 2021. Retrieved 4 August 2021.
  52. ^ a b "Scrum half Jones joins Dragons on loan". Dragons. 24 August 2021. Retrieved 24 August 2021.
  53. ^ "Cory Hill on his way to Yokohama Canon Eagles". Planet Rugby. 1 September 2021. Retrieved 1 September 2021.
  54. ^ a b "Cardiff loan prop Brad Thyer to Glasgow Warriors". BBC Sport. 9 September 2021. Retrieved 9 September 2021.
  55. ^ "Ben Murphy departs for Doncaster". Cardiff Rugby. 12 November 2021. Retrieved 16 November 2021.
  56. ^ "Alun Lawrence: Jersey Reds sign Cardiff back-rower on loan". BBC Sport. 18 January 2022. Retrieved 18 January 2022.
  57. ^ "Olly Robinson: Leicester Tigers sign Cardiff back-rower on loan until end of season". BBC Sport. 18 January 2022. Retrieved 18 January 2022.
  58. ^ a b "Sam Moore: Number eight leaves Cardiff Rugby and joins Ospreys". BBC Sport. 22 February 2022. Retrieved 22 February 2022.
  59. ^ a b c d "Conancht Rugby announce contract extensions for 21 players". Connacht Rugby. 11 March 2021. Retrieved 11 March 2021.
  60. ^ "Connacht announce signing of Irish-qualified Brumbies winger Mack Hansen". Connacht Rugby. 21 April 2021. Retrieved 21 April 2021.
  61. ^ "Hookers Jonny Murphy and Dylan Tierney-Martin sign Professional contracts for 2021-22". Connacht Rugby. 5 May 2021. Retrieved 5 May 2021.
  62. ^ "Connacht sign Tongan international Fifita". Rugby Pass. 31 May 2021. Retrieved 31 May 2021.
  63. ^ "Irish-qualified Shayne Bolton signs for Connacht Rugby". Connacht Rugby. 10 June 2021. Retrieved 10 June 2021.
  64. ^ a b "Connacht Rugby sign prop Greg McGrath from Leinster". The Connaught Telegraph. 17 June 2021. Retrieved 17 June 2021.
  65. ^ a b "Prop Sam Illo joins Connacht on two-year deal". Connacht Rugby. 30 July 2021. Retrieved 30 July 2021.
  66. ^ "Samoan International Prop Tietie Tuimauga joins Connacht". Connacht Rugby. 5 October 2021. Retrieved 5 October 2021.
  67. ^ "RCT: Quinn Roux approaching". Nice-Matin (in French). 11 May 2021. Retrieved 14 June 2021.
  68. ^ "'I'm devastated and heartbroken': Connacht's Stephen Fitzgerald retires at the age of 25". Rugby Pass. 18 May 2021. Retrieved 18 May 2021.
  69. ^ "O'Brien signs for the Chiefs". Exeter Chiefs. 3 June 2021. Retrieved 3 June 2021.
  70. ^ "Stephen Kerins to join Ealing Trailfinders". Ealing Trailfinders. 8 June 2021. Retrieved 8 June 2021.
  71. ^ a b c "Connacht Rugby confirm departing players". Connacht Rugby. 8 June 2021. Retrieved 8 June 2021.
  72. ^ "Connacht's Cillian Gallagher announces retirement from professional rugby". Galway Daily. 12 June 2021. Retrieved 14 July 2021.
  73. ^ "Conor Kenny: Newcastle Falcons sign tight-head prop from Connacht". BBC Sport. 14 June 2021. Retrieved 14 June 2021.
  74. ^ "Sean O'Brien to retire from rugby". Connacht Rugby. 22 June 2021. Retrieved 22 June 2021.
  75. ^ "Dragons announce signing of Wales international Will Rowlands from Wasps". Wales Online. 28 January 2021. Retrieved 28 January 2021.
  76. ^ "Homegrown talent sign with Dragons". Dragons. 4 June 2021. Retrieved 4 June 2021.
  77. ^ "Fiji ace Doge signs for Dragons". Dragons. 19 July 2021. Retrieved 19 July 2021.
  78. ^ a b "Prop star Seiuli signs for Dragons". Dragons. 20 July 2021. Retrieved 20 July 2021.
  79. ^ a b "Hooker Davies rejoins Dragons on loan". Dragons. 5 August 2021. Retrieved 5 August 2021.
  80. ^ "Jordan Olowofela: Dragons sign Leicester Tigers wing on loan". BBC Sport. 2 September 2021. Retrieved 2 September 2021.
  81. ^ a b "Dragons sign centre Allen". Dragons. 19 September 2021. Retrieved 19 September 2021.
  82. ^ "Lewis Evans to retire after 15 Seasons with Dragons". South Wales Argus. 16 April 2021. Retrieved 16 April 2021.
  83. ^ "Robson makes move to Cornish Pirates". Dragons. 19 May 2021. Retrieved 19 May 2021.
  84. ^ "Graham & Edwards on board for 2021/22". Doncaster Knights. 28 May 2021. Retrieved 28 May 2021.
  85. ^ "Lock Ed Signs for The Pirates". Cornish Pirates. 5 June 2021. Retrieved 5 June 2021.
  86. ^ "Dragon Carwyn is Heading to Cornwall". Cornish Pirates. 6 June 2021. Retrieved 6 June 2021.
  87. ^ "Dragons confirm end of season departures". Dragons. 7 June 2021. Retrieved 7 June 2021.
  88. ^ "Dafydd Howells: Ebbw Vale sign ex-Wales and Dragons wing". South Wales Argus. 11 June 2021. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  89. ^ "Dragons Squad". Dragons Rugby. Retrieved 2 July 2021.
  90. ^ "Snow signs on and Coventry brings in season-long loanees". Coventry RFC. 14 July 2021. Retrieved 14 July 2021.
  91. ^ "Newport team to play at Pontypridd". Newport RFC. 12 August 2021. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  92. ^ "Three front-rowers sign up". Nottingham Rugby. 16 August 2021. Retrieved 16 August 2021.
  93. ^ "Current Squad". Carmarthen Quins. Retrieved 17 August 2021.
  94. ^ "Reds beef up forwards with addition of Ayling". Jersey Reds. 18 August 2021. Retrieved 18 August 2021.
  95. ^ a b "Ampthill squad to face Bedford Blues". Ampthill RUFC. 27 August 2021. Retrieved 27 August 2021.
  96. ^ a b c d "Libbok switches Sharks for Stormers". SA Rugby Magazine. 15 September 2021. Retrieved 15 September 2021.
  97. ^ "Benjamin joins Pirates on loan". Dragons. 15 September 2021. Retrieved 15 September 2021.
  98. ^ "Pair of props bolster Reds as league season looms". Jersey Reds. 16 September 2021. Retrieved 16 September 2021.
  99. ^ "Aaron Jarvis: Dragons' former Wales prop announces retirement". BBC Sport. 15 December 2021. Retrieved 15 December 2021.
  100. ^ "Davies to join Jersey on loan". Dragons. 17 December 2021. Retrieved 17 December 2021.
  101. ^ "Richard Hibbard: Wales and British and Irish Lions hooker retires". BBC Sport. 21 January 2022. Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  102. ^ "British and Irish Lions star Jamie Roberts joins Waratahs". NSW Waratahs. 25 January 2022. Retrieved 25 January 2022.
  103. ^ "Dragons scrum-half Dan Babos joins Coventry on loan". Dragons. 25 January 2022. Retrieved 26 January 2022.
  104. ^ "Scrum half Knoyle leaves Dragons". Dragons. 11 February 2022. Retrieved 11 February 2022.
  105. ^ a b "Edinburgh bring in Harlequins duo James Lang and Glen Young". Planet Rugby. 12 January 2021. Retrieved 12 January 2021.
  106. ^ "Edinburgh Rugby sign Scottish-qualified scrum-half Ben Vellacott from Wasps". Edinburgh Evening News. 2 March 2021. Retrieved 2 March 2021.
  107. ^ "De Bruin to join Edinburgh Rugby". 9 March 2021. Retrieved 9 March 2021.
  108. ^ a b "McBurney hooked from Ulster". Edinburgh Rugby. 16 March 2021. Retrieved 16 March 2021.
  109. ^ "Second-row Phillips signs". Edinburgh Rugby. 20 April 2021. Retrieved 20 April 2021.
  110. ^ "Edinburgh scoop Montpellier back Immelman". Edinburgh Rugby. 29 April 2021. Retrieved 29 April 2021.
  111. ^ "Heriot's Hutchison earns first pro deal". Edinburgh Rugby. 23 June 2021. Retrieved 23 June 2021.
  112. ^ a b c d "Six players join Edinburgh Rugby Academy". Edinburgh Rugby. 21 July 2021. Retrieved 21 July 2021.
  113. ^ a b "Edinburgh add Argentina duo Emiliano Boffelli & Ramiro Moyano". BBC Sport. 27 July 2021. Retrieved 27 July 2021.
  114. ^ "Edinburgh bring in Super Rugby prop Harry Lloyd on short-term deal". Rugby Pass. 31 August 2021. Retrieved 31 August 2021.
  115. ^ "Duhan van der Merwe: Scotland winger to leave Edinburgh for Worcester Warriors". Sky Sports. 4 January 2021. Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  116. ^ "Gloucester sign Andrew Davidson from Edinburgh ahead of 2021/22 season". Talking Rugby Union. 6 January 2021. Retrieved 6 January 2021.
  117. ^ a b "Berghan to join Glasgow Warriors". Glasgow Warriors. 7 February 2021. Retrieved 7 February 2021.
  118. ^ a b "Warriors switch for Miller and Darge". Glasgow Warriors. 4 March 2021. Retrieved 4 March 2021.
  119. ^ "Mike Willemse: London Irish sign Edinburgh hooker for the 2021-22 season". BBC Sport. 20 April 2021. Retrieved 20 April 2021.
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  121. ^ "Lewis Carmichael: Scotland & Edinburgh lock retires at 26". BBC Sport. 24 June 2021. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  122. ^ "Worcester Warriors sign Lions prop Sutherland". Rugby Pass. 1 July 2021. Retrieved 1 July 2021.
  123. ^ "Kyle Rowe: London Irish sign winger from Edinburgh". BBC Sport. 8 July 2021. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  124. ^ "Pro D2 : Carcassonne termine sa deuxième semaine de préparation et recrute un deuxième ligne". L'Indépendant (in French). 8 July 2021. Retrieved 9 July 2021.
  125. ^ a b "McCallum agrees short-term Glasgow deal". Glasgow Warriors. 15 July 2021. Retrieved 15 July 2021.
  126. ^ "Super6: Rob Chrystie looks for quick start to Super6 season for Southern Knights". The Offside Line. 27 July 2021. Retrieved 6 August 2021.
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  128. ^ "Squad Announcement: Half Backs". London Scottish. 9 August 2021. Retrieved 9 August 2021.
  129. ^ a b "Wasps: Alex McHenry & Paddy Harrison join on short-term deals". BBC Sport. 14 October 2021. Retrieved 14 October 2021.
  130. ^ a b c "Core squad announced for HSBC World Sevens Series return". Scotland Rugby. 30 November 2021. Retrieved 8 December 2021.
  131. ^ a b "Welcome to Bath Rugby, Jordan Venter and Tom Prydie!". Bath Rugby. 7 December 2021. Retrieved 7 December 2021.
  132. ^ "George Taylor: Edinburgh centre retires at age 25 after 'history of head injuries'". BBC Sport. 13 January 2022. Retrieved 13 January 2022.
  133. ^ "Duncan Weir: Scotland fly-half to rejoin Glasgow from Worcester". BBC Sport. 13 January 2021. Retrieved 13 January 2021.
  134. ^ "Jamie Bhatti to swap Bath for Glasgow Warriors". Planet Rugby. 22 January 2021. Retrieved 23 January 2021.
  135. ^ "Thompson agrees first professional contract". Glasgow Warriors. 3 February 2021. Retrieved 3 February 2021.
  136. ^ "Lewis Bean signs for Glasgow on permanent deal". The Offside Line. 10 February 2021. Retrieved 10 February 2021.
  137. ^ "Glasgow Warriors sign Australia back-row forward Jack Dempsey". The Scotsman. 14 February 2021. Retrieved 14 February 2021.
  138. ^ "Josh McKay signs for Glasgow Warriors". Glasgow Warriors. 18 February 2021. Retrieved 18 February 2021.
  139. ^ "Smith signs first professional deal". Glasgow Warriors. 24 February 2021. Retrieved 24 February 2021.
  140. ^ "Tuipulotu agrees Glasgow move". Glasgow Warriors. 1 March 2021. Retrieved 1 March 2021.
  141. ^ "Argentina international Miotti makes Scotstoun switch". Glasgow Warriors. 10 March 2021. Retrieved 10 March 2021.
  142. ^ "Cancelliere joins Glasgow Warriors". Glasgow Warriors. 22 March 2021. Retrieved 22 March 2021.
  143. ^ "Lambert signs first professional deal". Glasgow Warriors. 21 May 2021. Retrieved 21 May 2021.
  144. ^ "Tonga winger Fifita joins Glasgow Warriors". Glasgow Warriors. 12 October 2021. Retrieved 12 October 2021.
  145. ^ a b "McBeth makes Glasgow switch". Glasgow Warriors. 24 October 2021. Retrieved 24 October 2021.
  146. ^ "First professional deal for Jordan". Glasgow Warriors. 17 November 2021. Retrieved 18 November 2021.
  147. ^ "Ashman agrees loan switch to Glasgow Warriors". Glasgow Warriors. 22 November 2021. Retrieved 22 November 2021.
  148. ^ "Adam Hastings signs for Gloucester Rugby". Gloucester Rugby. 13 December 2020. Retrieved 13 December 2020.
  149. ^ "Ex-Scotland flanker Fusaro confirms his retirement at the age of 31". Rugby Pass. 19 May 2021. Retrieved 19 May 2021.
  150. ^ "Agen: un international dans le viseur". Quinze Mondial (in French). 27 May 2021. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  151. ^ "Bath Rugby announce double front-row signings". Bath Rugby. 28 May 2021. Retrieved 28 May 2021.
  152. ^ a b c "Scotland internationals among Glasgow Warriors departures". BBC Sport. 6 June 2021. Retrieved 7 June 2021.
  153. ^ @AyrshireBulls (19 June 2021). "BULLS SIGNING ANNOUNCEMENT We are delighted to announce that George Thornton will join the Ayrshire Bulls for this season" (Tweet). Retrieved 24 June 2021 – via Twitter.
  154. ^ @AyrshireBulls (22 June 2021). "BULLS SIGNING ANNOUNCEMENT One more for today! We are absolutely thrilled to share with you that Robbie Nairn will be playing for Ayrshire Bulls this season, from Glasgow Warriors 🏉 Welcome Robbie!" (Tweet). Retrieved 6 August 2021 – via Twitter.
  155. ^ "Officiel : Toulon recrute Leone Nakarawa". Rugbyrama (in French). 24 June 2021. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
  156. ^ "Huw Jones: Harlequins sign Scotland centre from Glasgow Warriors". BBC Sport. 6 July 2021. Retrieved 6 July 2021.