12 Clubs Make Additions To Their Squads For Champions Cup
A total of 12 clubs competing in the Champions Cup have made alterations to their squad ahead of the final two rounds of the pool stage.
As we prepare for the final two pool games of this year’s Champions Cup a total of 12 clubs have made additions to their squads. Connacht are the only side to make more than one addition with new signings John Andress and Tom Farrell coming in for the western province.
Matt Giteau is set to make his long-awaited return for Toulon after being added to the squad in place of Matt Carraro. The Australian star hasn’t played since limping off against New Zealand at last year’s Rugby Championship.
Here’s the full list of newly registered and deregistered players.
Additional player: Stephen Brett
Deregistered: Hosea Gear
Additional players: John Andress, Tom Farrell
Deregistered: Conan O’Donnell, Cormac Brennan
Additional player: Stuart Townsend
Deregistered: Dave Ewers
Additional player: Charlie Thacker
Deregistered: Manu Tuilagi
Additional player: Juan Pablo Estelles
Deregistered: Jamie Elliott
Additional player: Matt Giteau
Deregistered: Matt Carraro
Additional player: Will Addison
Deregistered: Denny Solomona
Additional player: Ben Earl
Deregistered: Billy Vunipola
Additional player: Nicky Thomas
Deregistered: Luke Garrett
Additional player: Julien Marchand
Deregistered: Peato Mauvaka
Additional player: Jonny Simpson
Deregistered: Dan Tuohy
Additional player: Kurt Baker
Deregistered: Giovanni D’Onofrio