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Premiership: Transfer Wrap

13th August 2014 09:06

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With the new Aviva Premiership season drawing ever closer, we've compiled all of the incomings and outgoings across the 12 clubs.

BATH

Arrivals:

Henry Thomas (Sale Sharks), Nick Auterac (Saracens), Sam Burgess (South Sydney Rabbitohs), Luke Arscott (Exeter Chiefs), Grant Shiells (Newcastle Falcons), Will Spencer (Academy)

Departures:

Anthony Perenise, Nick Köster (both Bristol), Nick Abendanon (Clermont Auvergne), Charlie Beech (Leeds Carnegie), Tom Biggs (Worcester Warriors), Eusebio Guiñazú (Released), Ryan Caldwell (Exeter Chiefs), Tom Heathcote (Edinburgh), Martin Roberts (Ospreys)


EXETER CHIEFS

Arrivals:

Thomas Waldrom (Leicester Tigers), Moray Low (Glasgow Warriors), Tomas Francis (London Scottish), Mitch Lees (London Welsh), Elvis Taione (Jersey), Ryan Caldwell (Bath), Adam Hughes (Bristol), Chrysander Botha (Lions)

Departures:

Hoani Tui (Lyon), Craig Mitchell (Cardiff Blues), Romana Graham (La Rochelle), Jason Shoemark (Hawke's Bay), Chris Whitehead, James Hanks (both retired), Tom Cowan-Dickie (Plymouth Albion), Lloyd Fairbrother (Newport Gwent Dragons), Luke Arscott (Bath), James Phillips (London Scottish)


GLOUCESTER

Arrivals:

John Afoa (Ulster), Richard Hibbard (Ospreys), Mariano Galarza (Worcester Warriors), Greig Laidlaw (Edinburgh), Aled Thomas (Scarlets), Mark Atkinson (Bedford Blues), Tom Isaacs (Ospreys), Steve McColl, Jacob Rowan (both Yorkshire Carnegie), Tom Palmer (Wasps), James Hook (Perpignan), Callum Braley (Bristol), Henry Purdy (Leicester Tigers), Elliott Stooke, Billy Burns, Ross Moriarty (all Academy), Aleki Lutui (Edinburgh)

Departures:

Will James, Andy Hazell, Tim Taylor, Mike Tindall (all retired), Matt Cox, Ryan Mills, Dan George (all Worcester Warriors), Tavis Knoyle (Cardiff Blues), Tom Heard (Plymouth Albion), Thomas Young (Wasps), Freddie Burns (Leicester Tigers), Huia Edmonds (RC Narbonne), Jonny Bentley (Jersey), Rupert Harden (Treviso), Koree Britton (London Welsh), Drew Cheshire (Moseley), Jimmy Cowan (Tasman Makos), Andrew Bulumakau (Doncaster Knights), Lua Lokotui, Martyn Thomas (both released)


HARLEQUINS

Arrivals:

Jack Clifford, George Merrick, Sam Stuart, Sam Twomey, Charlie Walker (all Academy), Marland Yarde (London Irish), Asaeli Tikoirotuma (Chiefs)

Departures:

Tom Guest (London Irish), Sam Smith (Worcester Warriors), Maurie Fa'asavalu (Oyonnax), Nick Kennedy, Paul Sackey (both retired), Tim Molenaar (London Welsh), Nic Mayhew (North Harbour)


LEICESTER TIGERS

Arrivals:

Freddie Burns (Gloucester), Laurence Pearce (Rotherham Titans), Christian Loamanu, Leonardo Ghiraldini, Robert Barbieri, Michele Rizzo (all Treviso), Seremaia Bai (Castres), Aniseko Sio (unattached), Riccardo Brugnera (Academy)

Departures:

Thomas Waldrom (Exeter Chiefs), Boris Stankovich (Newport Gwent Dragons), Ryan Lamb (Worcester Warriors), Toby Flood (Toulouse), Scott Steele (London Irish), George Chuter, Joe Cain (both retired), Rob Hawkins (Newcastle Falcons), Harry Wells (Bedford Blues), Ryan Bower (Worcester Warriors), Jérôme Schuster (Tarbes), Pasqualle Dunn, Lucas Guillaume Harry Rudkin (all released), Daniel Bowden (Blues), Henry Purdy (Gloucester), Michael Noone (Jersey)


LONDON IRISH

Arrivals:

Tom Court (Ulster), Tom Guest (Harlequins), Eoin Griffin (Connacht), Luke Narraway, Daniel Leo (both Perpignan), James Short (Saracens), Geoff Cross, Sean Cox (both Edinburgh), Scott Steele (Leicester Tigers, Conor Gilsenan (Leinster), Chris Noakes (Blues)

Departures:

Marland Yarde (Harlequins), James O'Connor (Toulon), Declan Danaher (retired), Ian Gough (Newport Gwent Dragons), Ian Humphreys (Ulster), CJ van der Linde (Eastern Province Kings), Setaimata Sa (Hull F.C.), Bryn Evans (Biarritz), Chris Hala'ufia (Scarlets)


LONDON WELSH

Arrivals:

Olly Barkley, Nic Reynolds (both Scarlets), Tristan Roberts (Bristol), Chris Elder, Paul Rowley (both Plymouth Albion), Taione Vea, Ricky Reeves (both Wasps), Shane Cahill, James Sandford (both Cornish Pirates), Jack Gilding (Viadana). Jimmy Litchfield, Nathan Taylor (both Hartpury College R.F.C.), Cameron Goodhue, Dean Schofield (both Worcester Warriors), Jesse Liston (Blackheath), Josh McNally (Henley Hawks), Koree Britton (Gloucester). Tim Molenaar (Harlequins), Darren Waters (Newport Gwent Dragons), Lachlan McCaffrey (Brumbies), Pablo Henn (Limoges), Piri Weepu (Blues), Eddie Aholelei (Melbourne Rebels), James Down (Cardiff Blues), Ben Cooper (Bedford Blues)

Departures:

Mitch Lees (Exeter Chiefs), Billy Moss (Bedford Blues), Peter Edwards (Scarlets), Kevin Davis (Ealing Trailfinders), Tai Tuisamoa (London Scottish), Cai Griffiths (Ospreys), James Tideswell (Yorkshire Carnegie), Andy Titterrell, Ollie Frost, Sonny Parker (all retired), Joe Ajuwa. Rob Andrew, Mike Denbee, Alec Hepburn, Toby L'Estrange, Ian Nimmo, John Quill, Hudson Tonga'uiha (all released)


NEWCASTLE FALCONS

Arrivals:

Juan Pablo Socino (Rotherham Titans), Ruki Tipuna (Bristol), Calum Green (Yorkshire Carnegie), Rob Hawkins (Leicester Tigers), Eric Fry (London Scottish), Alesana Tuilagi (NTT Shining Arcs), Anitelea Tuilagi (Newport Gwent Dragons), Joshua Furno (Biarritz), Uili Kolo'ofai (US Colomiers), Kane Thompson (Chiefs)

Departures:

Chris Pilgrim, James Fitzpatrick (both Yorkshire Carnegie), Fraser McKenzie, Michael Tait (both Edinburgh), Franck Montanella (Biarritz), Alex Crockett (retired), Joel Hodgson (Northampton Saints), Grant Shiells (Bath), Harry Spencer (AS Mâcon)


NORTHAMPTON SAINTS

Arrivals:

Alex Day, Tom Stephenson (both Academy), Joel Hodgson (Newcastle Falcons)

Departures:

Gerrit-Jan van Velze (Worcester), Danny Herriott, Ryan Glynn (both Jersey), Paul Diggin (retired), Sam Harry (released), Fa'atoina Autagavaia (USO Nevers)


SALE SHARKS

Arrivals:

Nathan Hines (Clermont), Chris Cusiter (Glasgow Warriors), Alberto De Marchi, Luke McLean (both Treviso), Darren Fearn (Bedford Blues), Magnus Lund (Biarritz)

Departures:

Henry Thomas (Bath), Dwayne Peel (Bristol), James Gaskell, Rob Miller (both Wasps), Tom Holmes (Rotherham Titans), Kirill Kulemin (Perpignan), Tony Buckley (retired)


SARACENS

Arrivals:

Jim Hamilton, Juan Figallo (both Montpellier), Mike Ellery (England Sevens), Kieran Longbottom (Western Force)

Departures:

Steve Borthwick (retired), Nick Auterac (Bath), Matt Stevens (Natal Sharks), Max Crumpton (Bristol), James Short (London Irish), Nick Fenton-Wells, Jared Saunders, Eoin Sheriff (all Bedford Blues), Tom Jubb (Plymouth Albion), Joel Tomkins (Wigan Warriors), Michael Tagicakibau (Scarlets)


WASPS

Arrivals:

Bradley Davies (Cardiff Blues), James Gaskell, Rob Miller (both Sale Sharks), Lorenzo Cittadini (Treviso), Ruaridh Jackson (Glasgow Warriors), Alapati Leiua (Hurricanes), Ed Shervington (Worcester), Buster Lawrence (Moseley), Thomas Young (Gloucester), Alex Lozowski (Yorkshire Carnegie), Will Rowlands (Academy), John Yapp (Edinburgh)

Departures:

Neil Cochrane (Edinburgh), Hugo Southwell (retired), Tom Palmer (Gloucester), Liam O'Neill (Nottingham), Tommy Bell (Jersey), Rory Pitman (Scarlets), Joe Carlisle (Treviso), Ricky Reeves, Taione Vea (both London Welsh), Charlie Hayter (England Sevens), Andrew Suniula (released)

  • Gloucester Fixtures
Forthcoming Fixtures
FixtureDetails
All times are local
Aviva Premiership
Sunday , November 30
London Irish vs Gloucester13:00
Saturday , December 20
Gloucester vs Bath15:00
Saturday , December 27
Gloucester vs Wasps15:00
Saturday , January 3
Exeter vs Gloucester15:00
Saturday , January 10
Gloucester vs Saracens15:00
Saturday , February 14
Leicester vs Gloucester15:00
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LV= Cup
Saturday , January 31
Gloucester vs Ospreys15:00
Saturday , February 7
Gloucester vs Harlequins15:00
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European Rugby Challenge Cup
Sunday , December 7
Gloucester vs Zebre15:15
Saturday , December 13
Zebre vs Gloucester15:00
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  • Gloucester Results
Recent Results
FixtureDetails
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Aviva Premiership
Friday , November 21
Newcastle Falcons 20 - 10 GloucesterNewcastle Falcons vs Gloucester Report
Friday , November 14
Gloucester 15 - 22 HarlequinsGloucester vs Harlequins Report
More Aviva Premiership results
LV= Cup
Sunday , November 9
London Welsh 9 - 18 Gloucester
Saturday , November 1
Exeter 28 - 27 Gloucester
More LV= Cup results
European Rugby Challenge Cup
Saturday , October 25
Oyonnax 15 - 25 Gloucester
Thursday , October 16
Gloucester 55 - 0 Brive
More European Rugby Challenge Cup results
Aviva Premiership
Saturday , October 11
Saracens 28 - 21 Gloucester
Saturday , October 4
Gloucester 33 - 16 Leicester
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  • Table
Aviva Premiership Table
PosTeamPPts
6Sale Sharks820
7Harlequins819
8Gloucester816
9Leicester Tigers716
10Newcastle Falcons813