Thursday Evening Round Up

Thursday Evening Round Up

Dean Adamson signs new deal at Bedford Blues

Bedford Blues have announced that winger Dean Adamson has signed a new deal to remain at Goldington Road for the 2018/19 Championship season.

The 25-year-old has racked up a superb 16 tries in the Championship alone this campaign as well as helping the Blues reach the semi-final of the British & Irish Cup with six tries.

John Muldoon joins Bristol Rugby as defence coach

Bristol Rugby has revealed that John Muldoon has joined the club as defence coach.

The 35-year-old former Connacht skipper – who led the Galway side to the PRO12 title in 2016 – is set to join in the summer of 2018. Full story

Guy Armitage to join Ealing Trailfinders from Wasps

Ealing Trailfinders have announced the signing of Guy Armitage from Wasps on a one year contract. 

The centre is the latest in a string of exciting signings to be heading to Vallis Way next season, and will add a huge amount of power and size to the midfield for the 2018/19 campaign. 

Harry Sloan signs two year deal with Ealing Trailfinders

Ealing Trailfinders have added more depth to their squad with the signing of Harry Sloan from Harlequins on a two-year contract.

The centre has been at the Twickenham Stoop since 2012 after coming through their academy, and has gone on to make over 30 appearance for Quins. 

Pat Lam to coach Barbarians against England in Quilter Cup

Bristol coach Pat Lam is to take charge of the Barbarians against England on 27 May at Twickenham Stadium in the Quilter Cup.

Lam’s Bristol side celebrated a return to the top flight with two matches to spare after beating Nottingham last weekend and then watching title rivals Ealing lose at Doncaster. Full story

Peter Robb extends contract with Connacht ahead of the 2018/19 season

Connacht Rugby today confirm that centre Peter Robb has extended his contract with the province.

The 23-year-old made his debut for Connacht against Russian side Enisei STM during the 2015-16 Championship winning season and has gone on to make 26 appearances for the senior side.

Howard Packman to join Ealing Trailfinders

Ealing Trailfinders has revealed the signing of Howard Packman from Bedford Blues. 

The 22-year-old came through the Academy at Northampton Saints, and made his debut at the age of just 18 against Gloucester in 2013. 

Jonny Harris and Joe Luca Smith extend contracts with London Scottish

Prop forward Jonny Harris and Wing/Full Back Joe Luca Smith have recommitted to the Scots ahead of the 2018/19 Championship campaign.

Ex-Leicester Tiger and London Irish prop Harris has put pen to paper on a new deal to stay at the Richmond Athletic Ground for next season.

27-year-old Harris has made thirty five appearances for Scottish in his two seasons with the club. Full story

Darren Cave signs new Ulster deal

Ulster centre Darren Cave has put pen to paper on a contract extension that will see him remain at Kingspan Stadium until at least the summer of 2019.

The 31-year-old also has 11 international caps to his name and was a member of Ireland's 2015 World Cup squad.


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