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# signings - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Stade Francais sign former Munster lock Grobler and Tongan fullback Veainu

The pair both arrive in the Top 14 from English clubs.

# signings - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

'It’s our job to get the message out about why Munster is so special'

CEO Ian Flanagan joined the province last year after years of working in football.

# signings - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Madigan and Mathewson are 'two quality additions' for Ulster

The 31-year-old out-half and 34-year-old scrum-half add depth to Dan McFarland’s squad.

# signings - Monday 11 May, 2020

Racing 92 confirm signings of Wallabies Kurtley Beale and Luke Jones

The Australian duo will join a squad that is already littered with quality.

# signings - Thursday 23 April, 2020

'Those two guys are world-class and they give Munster a better chance'

Johne Murphy believes the South African World Cup winners can also be an influence on young players.

# signings - Thursday 20 June, 2019

13 League of Ireland summer transfers that could happen

Andy Boyle, Graham Cummins and Neil Farrugia are among the players to feature.

# signings - Monday 6 May, 2019

Connacht still to announce three new signings, including a NIQ player

The western province’s head coach, Andy Friend, confirmed that more announcements are on the way.

# signings - Monday 22 April, 2019

Munster may look at 'short-term' signings but back squad for next season

Johann van Graan says ‘it is this group again next season’.

# signings - Monday 7 January, 2019

Munster's Keatley ponders Italian switch as Leicester close in on Taute

Johann van Graan’s squad is likely to see some change ahead of next season.

# signings - Thursday 2 August, 2018

UCD snap up Irish attacker from Reading as Derry City bring in Scottish full-back

Conor Davis and Kevin McHattie have completed moves to the SSE Airtricity League.

# signings - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

North, Carbery, Tomane: All the Pro14 signings for the 2018/19 season

We’ve rounded up all the additions ahead of the upcoming Pro14 campaign.

# signings - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Ron Atkinson on the Desailly controversy, Paul McGrath and his best-ever signings Interview This post contains videos

Ron Atkinson on the Desailly controversy, Paul McGrath and his best-ever signings

The former Manchester United manager chats to The42 about an eventful career in football.

# signings - Friday 29 July, 2016

Here’s who the Top 14 clubs have signed for the 2016/17 season

As always, a handful of big-name Southern Hemisphere stars have joined the French clubs.

# signings - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Ulster snap up a pair of young out-halves as they look to the future

Brett Herron has signed from Bath as Jonny McPhillips is upgraded to a development contract.

# signings - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Lam able to increase focus on detail for third year in charge of Connacht

The Samoan and his team are regrouping for another shot at the same targets.

# signings - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Here's who the Pro12 clubs have signed for the 2015/16 season

The Irish, Scottish, Welsh and Italian sides have struggled to compete with French and English wealth.

# signings - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Manchester United will sign Darmian, confirms Torino coach

The Red Devils are on the verge of completing a deal worth up to £14.3 million for the 25-year-old right-back.

# signings - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Here's who the Top 14 clubs have signed for the 2015/16 season

The French sides absolutely love a bit of recruitment.

# signings - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Just how good could Mourad Boudjellal's Toulon be next season?

It doesn’t look like the Top 14 giant’s European dominance will fade any time soon.

# signings - Friday 22 May, 2015

Wasps could play with an Irish centre pairing next season after confirming 4 new signings Buzzing This post contains videos

Wasps could play with an Irish centre pairing next season after confirming 4 new signings

Dai Young has recruited two Dubliners with a 10-year age gap.

# signings - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Muliaina, Aki and McCartney to provide Connacht with 'a real injection'

Two of the Kiwi trio are still involved in New Zealand’s ITM Cup.

# signings - Saturday 30 August, 2014

O'Connor gets 'second chance' as Australian union bankroll Hunt capture JOC

O'Connor gets 'second chance' as Australian union bankroll Hunt capture

The ARU have revealed their financial assistance to the Reds in securing the former AFL and NRL player.

# signings - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Here’s who the Premiership clubs have signed for the 2014/15 season

We’ve rounded up all the business done on the transfer market in England this summer.

# signings - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

All Blacks out-half Aaron Cruden is off the post-RWC2015 transfer market

The 25-year-old has signed a new contract which will see him stay in New Zealand until 2017.

# signings - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

O'Connor: Leinster need 'five or six players' to challenge Toulon's European dominance

The former Tigers coach has also promised his side will play ‘better footy’ over the next 12 months.

# signings - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Fergie - 8 signings to remember and 8 signings to forget

From Keane to Kleberson, Ronaldo to Ricardo and Van Persie to Veron.

# signings - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Shamrock Rovers signal title intent by signing Quigley and O'Connor

New Hoops boss Trevor Croly has pulled off a transfer coup by snatching the PFAI Player of the Year from Sligo.