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#signings

# signings - This year 2022

'Everyone will be saying he's the next Mack Hansen' - Connacht excited about additions
# Signings
From The42
# Signings

'Everyone will be saying he's the next Mack Hansen' - Connacht excited about additions

Mar 23rd 2022, 6:30 AM 16,624 Views 7 Comments

Andy Friend is enthused by Leinster players deciding to switch to Connacht.

Munster fullback and Ulster native joining van Graan in Bath next season
# Signings
From The42
# Signings

Munster fullback and Ulster native joining van Graan in Bath next season

Mar 1st 2022, 11:50 AM 24,282 Views 13 Comments

Matt Gallagher and Niall Annett are set to join the English Premiership outfit.

'A loss, no doubt' - DDA set for Japan as Munster line up new signings
# Roster
From The42
# Roster

'A loss, no doubt' - DDA set for Japan as Munster line up new signings

Jan 20th 2022, 6:00 AM 19,443 Views 6 Comments

Munster believe that RG Snyman will make a full recovery after signing a new two-year deal.

# signings - Last year 2021

Young defender Redmond joins Breslin and Doyle in signing with St Pat's
# New Additions
From The42
# New Additions

Young defender Redmond joins Breslin and Doyle in signing with St Pat's

Updated Dec 18th 2021, 6:05 PM 4,583 Views 1 Comment

Joe Redmond and Mark Doyle follow their former boss Tim Clancy from Drogheda to Pat’s, while Anto Breslin makes the move from Bohs.

Moana Pasifika continue to announce new signings ahead of Super Rugby 2022
# Pacific Islands
From The42
# Pacific Islands

Moana Pasifika continue to announce new signings ahead of Super Rugby 2022

Oct 29th 2021, 11:27 AM 7,546 Views 1 Comment

The Fijian Drua are also joining the competition next year.

Kidney brings Redmond and ex-Munster prop Parker to London Irish
# Signings
From The42
# Signings

Kidney brings Redmond and ex-Munster prop Parker to London Irish

Oct 6th 2021, 6:55 PM 9,013 Views 0 Comments

The Exiles have added to their squad ahead of Saturday’s game against Leicester Tigers in the Premiership.

Connacht happy with depth for next season but Buckley injury a concern
# Options
From The42
# Options

Connacht happy with depth for next season but Buckley injury a concern

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:45 AM 5,531 Views 5 Comments

Mack Hansen and Leva Fifita will join the province this summer.

'It was one hour from the deadline and we got the paperwork back from Pretoria'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'It was one hour from the deadline and we got the paperwork back from Pretoria'

Apr 16th 2021, 10:45 AM 22,385 Views 0 Comments

Bernard Jackman gave fascinating insight into rugby recruitment on The42 Rugby Weekly.

Jurgen Klopp: I don’t have authority to sign players at Liverpool
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Jurgen Klopp: I don’t have authority to sign players at Liverpool

Jan 22nd 2021, 6:04 PM 10,009 Views 10 Comments

The transfer model created at Anfield has had many notable successes but it is not built on always spending large sums.

'It’s a bit like shopping in Aldi as opposed to Brown Thomas'
# Recruitment
From The42
# Recruitment

'It’s a bit like shopping in Aldi as opposed to Brown Thomas'

Updated Jan 6th 2021, 8:00 PM 55,460 Views 12 Comments

Andy Friend says Connacht are always open to good players joining from other provinces.

# signings - All time

Stade Francais sign former Munster lock Grobler and Tongan fullback Veainu
# Double Coup
From The42
# Double Coup

Stade Francais sign former Munster lock Grobler and Tongan fullback Veainu

Jul 7th 2020, 2:01 PM 5,608 Views 12 Comments

The pair both arrive in the Top 14 from English clubs.

'It’s our job to get the message out about why Munster is so special'
# SUAF
From The42
# SUAF

'It’s our job to get the message out about why Munster is so special'

Jun 24th 2020, 6:30 AM 8,417 Views 58 Comments

CEO Ian Flanagan joined the province last year after years of working in football.

Madigan and Mathewson are 'two quality additions' for Ulster
# Signings
From The42
# Signings

Madigan and Mathewson are 'two quality additions' for Ulster

May 20th 2020, 7:46 PM 12,631 Views 78 Comments

The 31-year-old out-half and 34-year-old scrum-half add depth to Dan McFarland’s squad.

Racing 92 confirm signings of Wallabies Kurtley Beale and Luke Jones
# Incoming
From The42
# Incoming

Racing 92 confirm signings of Wallabies Kurtley Beale and Luke Jones

May 11th 2020, 4:18 PM 6,938 Views 3 Comments

The Australian duo will join a squad that is already littered with quality.

'Those two guys are world-class and they give Munster a better chance'
# Big Signings
From The42
# Big Signings

'Those two guys are world-class and they give Munster a better chance'

Apr 23rd 2020, 8:30 PM 17,134 Views 50 Comments

Johne Murphy believes the South African World Cup winners can also be an influence on young players.

13 League of Ireland summer transfers that could happen
# Wanted
From The42
# Wanted

13 League of Ireland summer transfers that could happen

Jun 20th 2019, 4:14 PM 8,307 Views 8 Comments

Andy Boyle, Graham Cummins and Neil Farrugia are among the players to feature.

Connacht still to announce three new signings, including a NIQ player
# Incoming
From The42
# Incoming

Connacht still to announce three new signings, including a NIQ player

May 6th 2019, 6:00 AM 14,964 Views 33 Comments

The western province’s head coach, Andy Friend, confirmed that more announcements are on the way.

Munster may look at 'short-term' signings but back squad for next season
# Transfer Market
From The42
# Transfer Market

Munster may look at 'short-term' signings but back squad for next season

Apr 22nd 2019, 6:00 AM 15,190 Views 64 Comments

Johann van Graan says ‘it is this group again next season’.

Munster's Keatley ponders Italian switch as Leicester close in on Taute
# Contracts
From The42
# Contracts

Munster's Keatley ponders Italian switch as Leicester close in on Taute

Jan 7th 2019, 9:40 PM 29,406 Views 45 Comments

Johann van Graan’s squad is likely to see some change ahead of next season.

UCD snap up Irish attacker from Reading as Derry City bring in Scottish full-back
# Signings
From The42
# Signings

UCD snap up Irish attacker from Reading as Derry City bring in Scottish full-back

Aug 2nd 2018, 11:04 AM 4,765 Views 1 Comment

Conor Davis and Kevin McHattie have completed moves to the SSE Airtricity League.

North, Carbery, Tomane: All the Pro14 signings for the 2018/19 season
# Incoming
From The42
# Incoming

North, Carbery, Tomane: All the Pro14 signings for the 2018/19 season

Jul 25th 2018, 7:30 PM 16,649 Views 29 Comments

We’ve rounded up all the additions ahead of the upcoming Pro14 campaign.

Ron Atkinson on the Desailly controversy, Paul McGrath and his best-ever signings
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Ron Atkinson on the Desailly controversy, Paul McGrath and his best-ever signings

Nov 26th 2016, 10:05 AM 26,623 Views 32 Comments

The former Manchester United manager chats to The42 about an eventful career in football.

Here’s who the Top 14 clubs have signed for the 2016/17 season
# Transfers
From The42
# Transfers

Here’s who the Top 14 clubs have signed for the 2016/17 season

Jul 29th 2016, 2:51 PM 13,862 Views 6 Comments

As always, a handful of big-name Southern Hemisphere stars have joined the French clubs.

Ulster snap up a pair of young out-halves as they look to the future
# Backs To The Future
From The42
# Backs To The Future

Ulster snap up a pair of young out-halves as they look to the future

Apr 6th 2016, 10:29 AM 10,426 Views 14 Comments

Brett Herron has signed from Bath as Jonny McPhillips is upgraded to a development contract.

Lam able to increase focus on detail for third year in charge of Connacht
# West Reawakens
From The42
# West Reawakens

Lam able to increase focus on detail for third year in charge of Connacht

Aug 4th 2015, 4:46 PM 5,119 Views 3 Comments

The Samoan and his team are regrouping for another shot at the same targets.

Here's who the Pro12 clubs have signed for the 2015/16 season
# Transfers
From The42
# Transfers

Here's who the Pro12 clubs have signed for the 2015/16 season

Jul 23rd 2015, 7:42 PM 11,602 Views 6 Comments

The Irish, Scottish, Welsh and Italian sides have struggled to compete with French and English wealth.

Manchester United will sign Darmian, confirms Torino coach
# Signings
From The42
# Signings

Manchester United will sign Darmian, confirms Torino coach

Jul 9th 2015, 8:43 AM 5,395 Views 34 Comments

The Red Devils are on the verge of completing a deal worth up to £14.3 million for the 25-year-old right-back.

Here's who the Top 14 clubs have signed for the 2015/16 season
# Transfers
From The42
# Transfers

Here's who the Top 14 clubs have signed for the 2015/16 season

Jul 7th 2015, 12:55 PM 12,943 Views 13 Comments

The French sides absolutely love a bit of recruitment.

Just how good could Mourad Boudjellal's Toulon be next season?
# Dream Team
From The42
# Dream Team

Just how good could Mourad Boudjellal's Toulon be next season?

Jun 3rd 2015, 1:30 PM 10,708 Views 22 Comments

It doesn’t look like the Top 14 giant’s European dominance will fade any time soon.

Wasps could play with an Irish centre pairing next season after confirming 4 new signings
# Buzzing
From The42
# Buzzing

Wasps could play with an Irish centre pairing next season after confirming 4 new signings

May 22nd 2015, 3:03 PM 9,941 Views 7 Comments

Dai Young has recruited two Dubliners with a 10-year age gap.

Muliaina, Aki and McCartney to provide Connacht with 'a real injection'
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Muliaina, Aki and McCartney to provide Connacht with 'a real injection'

Oct 7th 2014, 4:28 PM 6,190 Views 4 Comments

Two of the Kiwi trio are still involved in New Zealand’s ITM Cup.

O'Connor gets 'second chance' as Australian union bankroll Hunt capture
# JOC
From The42
# JOC

O'Connor gets 'second chance' as Australian union bankroll Hunt capture

Aug 30th 2014, 11:31 AM 6,580 Views 1 Comment

The ARU have revealed their financial assistance to the Reds in securing the former AFL and NRL player.

Here’s who the Premiership clubs have signed for the 2014/15 season
# Transfers
From The42
# Transfers

Here’s who the Premiership clubs have signed for the 2014/15 season

Jul 16th 2014, 7:30 AM 9,057 Views 8 Comments

We’ve rounded up all the business done on the transfer market in England this summer.

All Blacks out-half Aaron Cruden is off the post-RWC2015 transfer market
# Sealed
From The42
# Sealed

All Blacks out-half Aaron Cruden is off the post-RWC2015 transfer market

Jun 17th 2014, 1:17 PM 7,404 Views 2 Comments

The 25-year-old has signed a new contract which will see him stay in New Zealand until 2017.

O'Connor: Leinster need 'five or six players' to challenge Toulon's European dominance
# Higher Powers
From The42
# Higher Powers

O'Connor: Leinster need 'five or six players' to challenge Toulon's European dominance

Jun 3rd 2014, 2:13 PM 4,817 Views 39 Comments

The former Tigers coach has also promised his side will play ‘better footy’ over the next 12 months.

Fergie - 8 signings to remember and 8 signings to forget
# Fergie Time
From The42
# Fergie Time

Fergie - 8 signings to remember and 8 signings to forget

May 8th 2013, 1:51 PM 7,651 Views 19 Comments

From Keane to Kleberson, Ronaldo to Ricardo and Van Persie to Veron.

Shamrock Rovers signal title intent by signing Quigley and O'Connor
# Double Trouble
From The42
# Double Trouble

Shamrock Rovers signal title intent by signing Quigley and O'Connor

Nov 18th 2012, 12:39 PM 1,639 Views 0 Comments

New Hoops boss Trevor Croly has pulled off a transfer coup by snatching the PFAI Player of the Year from Sligo.