Penaud, Racing 92, Matsushima, Perpignan, Castres … The latest news on the transfer of rugby

Clermont winger and France XV Damian Penaud would have wishes elsewhere at the end of his contract. (© Icon Sports)

Clermont. Damian Penaud towards an exit?

It is a fact: from 1er July 2022, the end of Clermont, Damià Penaudhe is free to chat with the Top 14 clubs as he has only done soone year contract with the ASM and that it has not yet elongated.

According to RMC Sport, the international (25 years old; 34 national teams), who has surpassed the number of layers of his father Alain, would have wishes elsewhere. There are many clubs underway to achieve a tremendous blow to the transfer market. Clermont would not have said his last word, however, because losing his jewel would send a very negative message.

Clermont. Kotaro Matsushima finds his new club

After only 2 years in Clermont, the international back Kotaro Matsushima decided to go back Japan. Faced with the 2023 World Cup, the Japanese Federation had insisted that the player return to the country, and finally Matsushima opted for this option. He will evolve with Tokyo Sungoliath, a club with which he has been playing for 7 seasons.

Racing 92. Real interest in Stuart Lancaster?

Through the Canal, according to The role of rugbythe Race 92 could bet Stuart Lancaster to replace Laurent Travers in 2023, thus adding to the information of RMC Sports. However, this track seems to be caught with tweezers, the former England coach still has a one-year contract at Leinster.

Returning home would be a more credible option, especially if Steve Borthwick leaves his post in Leicester to take control of the XV de la Rosa after the 2023 World Cup.

Montpelier. Martin Doan stretches out … and gives in

The club of Montpellier formalized this Monday, July 11, the contract extension of his young (23 years) half scrum, Martin Doan. However, this one, in search of playing time, will bring the colors of Mont-de-Marsanto be lent for a season.

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Castres continues to formalize its hiring

In this month of July, the Castres Olympic reveals day after day his hiring for the 2022-2023 season. After formalizing the arrivals of Gauthier Doubrère (Mont-de-Marsan), Aurélien Azar (Carcassonne), Asier Ussaraga (Bayonne), Gauthier Maravat (Agen), the surprise signing of Leone Nakarawa, the CO, has been announced. finalist of the last The Top 14 confirmed the arrival of the young (23 years) center of Grenoble Adrien Seguret.

“I chose the CO because it is a historic club in the Top 14, which works hard, never gives up, which adapts very well to my vision of rugby,” said the interested party, who last year play 29 of the 30 FCG games (including 25 as an entry).

Perpignan. Dorian Laborde will be fine

Perpignan, rather calm in terms of hiring for next season, formalized the arrival of a new player this weekend. This is the center / wing Dorian Labordewhich initialed a two-year contract.

The former Montois wore the colors of Racing 92 for two and a half years, before joining Toulon last season, where he finally played little (6 games). Not preserved by the RCT, it was free, and Usap decided to relaunch it. A very relevant selection for the Catalans in their maintenance operation.

Soyaux-Angouleme. Yassine Boutemmani is definitely committed

Promoted to Pro D2, Soyaux-Angouleme he was entitled to a little more money, until July 10, to complete his recruitment. The Charente club has formalized this Sunday the signing for three years of the Algerian international pillar Yassin Boutemmani.

Last year, he had joined the SA XV in the form of a loan, and convinced the leaders of Charente to keep him, and Montauban let him escape. In addition, Soyaux-Angoulême announced the two-year extensions of Omar Odishvili, Irakli Tskhadadze and Saba Pesvianidze, but also the one-year extensions from 3.e line Robin Copeland, who is taking a turn, he who was thinking of retiring.

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