Former Springboks coach Peter de Villiers has returned to coaching. The 65-year-old specialist led the South African rugby sevens team among people with a hearing impairment.
Pillar James Flynn, after two years spent in the Championship, returned to the elite English division. The 28-year-old striker, best known for playing for the Sale Sharks, signed a one-year contract with the Saracens.
Exeter promised high-profile transfers and announced the signing of Tongan flanker Solomon Kata. The 27-year-old has previously played for the Brumbies, Oakland and Moana Pacifica.
The Argentine pillar Lucio Sordoni remained in Europe. After a season at France’s Stade Montois, the 24-year-old pioneer joined Scottish side Glasgow.
Former Wales center Tyler Morgan has signed a one-year contract with Biarritz. The 26-year-old rugby player previously played for the Dragons and Scarlets. Participant of the World Cup 2015.