Leinster Reportedly In Talks To Sign Super Rugby Scrumhalf
It’s no secret that Leinster are in the market for a scrumhalf.
Eoin Reddan and Isaac Boss aren’t getting any younger, and with both their contracts set to run out at the end of the season, a new scrumhalf is top of Leo Cullen’s wish list ahead of next season.
Jamison Gibson-Park is apparently the man top of that list. The New Zealander currently plays his rugby with the Hurricanes having previously spent two seasons with fellow New Zealand franchise, the Blues.
The 24 year-old has Maori All Blacks experience, with 8 caps to his name. When asked about the talks, Leinster backs coach Girvan Dempsey remained coy as would be expected, but confirmed that Leinster were eager to recruit ahead of next season.
We are constantly looking at our squad and trying to recruit. I mentioned it a couple of weeks ago, we’re always looking at the profile of the squad and trying to recruit.
It’s something we can’t divulge at this moment in time as nothing has been finalised in any sort of signings.
We’ve got a lot of guys over the line in terms of contract negotiations over the last couple of weeks and I would imagine we’d be in a position to finalise new signings over the coming weeks.
I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again: Isaac Boss and Eoin Reddan, their age profile, both are performing well for us, but there are contract negotiations going on and we want to see what they want to do.