Tigers add Leonardi to European squad

Date published: October 12 2016

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Several clubs have named additional players for the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournaments, with Leicester adding Tomás Leonardi.

The players added to the club squads (maximum of 41 players) have been deregistered, with the nominations subject to Union approval.

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Champions Cup

Clermont
Additional player: Nathan Charles
Nationality: Australia
Position: Hooker
Deregistered: John Ulugia

Bordeaux-Bègles
Additional player: Tom Palmer
Nationality: England
Position: Second row
Deregistered: John Aliouat

Leicester Tigers
Additional player: Tomás Leonardi
Nationality: Argentina
Position: Back row
Deregistered: Michele Rizzo

Montpellier
Additional player: Shalva Maukashvili
Nationality: Georgia
Position: Hooker
Deregistered: Bismarck du Plessis

Zebre
Additional player: Giovanni D’Onofrio
Nationality: Italy
Position: Wing
Deregistered: Kurt Baker


Challenge Cup

Brive
Additional player: Takudzwa Ngwenya
Nationality: USA
Position: Wing
Deregistered: Alifeleti Mafi

Grenoble
Additional player: Dayna Edwards
Nationality: New Zealand
Position: Prop
Deregistered: Laurent Bouchet

Lyon
Additional player: Didier Tison
Nationality: South Africa
Position: Back row
Deregistered: Virgile Bruni

Stade Français
Additional player: Willem Alberts
Nationality: South Africa
Position: Back row
Deregistered: Antoine Burban

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