Clermont, Racing 92, Pau, Agen, Montauban… The latest rugby transfer news

After Agen and Lyon, the rear Clément Laporte will discover a third professional club next year.(©Icon Sport)

Clermont. Yohan Beheregaray has returned

Excellent against Ulster on Saturday (34-31 defeat), the hooker of Clermont, Yohan Beheregaray (25), recently extended his contract at theASM for three additional seasons, i.e. until June 2025.

Arrived in Auvergne in 2013 from Bayonne, the native of Arudy (Pyrénées-Atlantiques) has played 15 games this season, including 8 as a starter, and scored 5 tries, which makes him the best scorer of Clermont tries, tied with winger Alivereti Raka .

Racing 92. Kurtley Beale will return to Australia…

According to RMC Sport, the Australian international full-back Racing 92, Kurtley Beale (33 years old; 93 selections), arrived in 2020 and at the end of the contract in June 2022, will not extend his adventure in the Hauts-de-Seine He will return home next summer to prepare for the 2023 World Cup with the Wallabies.

Recalled by Australian coach Dave Rennie last November, two after his last international appearance at the 2019 World Cup, Beale preferred to return to the franchise. Waratahs to give themselves every chance of being called up for selection in 2023, rather than signing a new two-season lease with the Ciel et Blanc workforce.

… Two Mons closely followed

In the arrivals department, Racing 92 is very interested in two players from Mont-de-Marsan (Pro D2): the Fijian winger Wame Naituvi (25 years old), arrived in 2017 in the Landes from Clermont, but who is engaged with Stade Montois until June 2023, as well as the revelation Leo Banos (19 years old), which was received by Bordeaux-Bègles and would also be on the shelves of Toulouse. The third line is, for its part, linked until 2024 with its training club, currently 2nd in Pro D2, behind Oyonnax.

Paul. Clément Laporte (Lyon) has signed

At the end of the contract Lyon in June 2022, the rear Clement Laporte (23 years old) is committed to Pau from next season, depending on Progress. The trained player Parentis-en-Born (Landes) and passed by the UBB and Agen, will find there his former manager of France U20, Sébastien Piqueronies, with whom he won the Junior World Cup in 2018. This season, he played 14 matches with the LOU, in all competitions, including 9 as a starter and scored a try.

Nevers. Senio Toleafoa returns

Good news for fans ofUson, the Samoan international second line Senio Toleafoa (28 years old; 4 selections) will return to Nevers to end the 2021-2022 season, after wearing the Jaunets jersey from 2017 to 2020. He had left the Nievre in July 2020, a year before the end of his contract, to join Dax (National), before joining North Harbor (New Zealand) to compete in the Miter 10 Cup (the New Zealand provincial rugby union championship).

Expected in a month in Nevers, this powerful and mobile second line will be an additional weapon for Uson, in the race for the final stages. He will still be under contract with the Jaunets next season, in a second line which will lose its captain and control tower, Thomas Ceyte, who will join Bayonne this summer.

… 2 extended frames

At the same time, Uson formalized the contract extension of two players from its three-quarter line: the Cameroonian winger Christian Ambadiang (23), landed last year from the Southern Kings (South Africa), who re-engaged for three additional seasons, i.e. until 2025, as well as the French center Leonard Paris (25 years old), at Uson since 2019. The native of Beaune (Côte-d’Or), trained at Racing 92, extended two seasons, i.e. until 2024.

Colomiers locks up a young talent

This Monday, January 24, the club of Colomiers (6e de Pro D2) extended the contract of his young second line Louis Descoux (20 years old) until 2025, with a hopeful contract for the next two seasons followed by a professional contract for the third year. Since his arrival at the dove club in 2017, he has been performing well with the categories of young columérines, which has earned him a call with France U20.

Montauban. Simon Renaud has re-enlisted

According to site All Rugby, the right pillar Simon Renaud (23) has just extended his contract to Montauban. Trained to La Rochelle and arrived at theUSM Sapiac in 2020, he played 5 Pro D2 matches this season with the Haut-Garonne squad, including 2 as a starter, against Nevers and Provence Rugby.

Agen. Timilai Rokoduru extended

The new manager’s SU Agen Bernard Goutta is working to keep its executives for next season. After Captain Courage Vincent Farré (31), who returned until 2025, another important player extended his contract this Sunday, January 23. This is the Fijian winger (or third line), Timilai Rokoduru (29), who is now tied to SUA LG for the next three seasons, i.e. until 2025.

Arriving on the banks of the Garonne in 2017, he reached the bar of 50 games played in the Blue and White jersey against Narbonne on January 13. This season, he has 10 starts for a try. Better, the Fijian has only missed two games since the 6th day. “Significant confidence on the part of the staff and an almost logical extension”, thus indicates the Lot-et-Garonnais club, 13e the Pro D2.

“I chose to extend for three seasons because I think I still have a lot to give to the club and I am also happy that the leaders of the SUA are thinking of me to continue to help the team improve. I want to win titles with Agen. We spoke with Bernard Goutta and he told me that he wanted to have me with him for years to come. This of course weighed in my decision-making, ”welcomed the former player ofAlbi, Lyon and Soyaux-Angouleme.

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