Leinster are on the cusp of signing Wallaby forward Scott Fardy ahead of next season.
According to the Canberra Times and The42 Fardy will join on a two-year deal after the completion of the 2017 Super Rugby season.
The IRFU have give Leinster permission to sign Fardy on the basis that he can only be considered at second-row to allow the plethora of Irish-qualified loose-forward talent to start for the Dublin side.
Fardy commented on the news, stating that he is concentrating on the Brumbies’ Super Rugby prospects for now but that he is excited about the possible move.
“It’s still a big year ahead at the Brumbies and I’m looking forward to the season ahead in Canberra,” Fardy told the Canberra Times.
“I’m also excited about the chance to join Leinster next season. But I’ve got a lot that I want to achieve at the Brumbies and it should be a great year with the boys.”