Leicester Tigers winger Jonah Holmes believe the club’s crop of young players can carve out successful careers in the professional game.
The likes of backs Harry Simmons, Charlie Thacker, Jordan Olowofela, Tom Hardwick and Ben White have all stood up to be counted in this season’s Anglo-Welsh Cup games – and up-and-coming forwards such as Fred Tuilagi, Sam Lewis and Tommy Reffell have also given more than a glimpse of what they are about. Continue reading HOLMES PREDICTS BIG FUTURES
Gloucester are poised to pinch giant back Matt Banahan away from local rivals Bath next summer. Banahan has been offered a new two-year contract by Bath, thought to include a testimonial season, but they set him a deadline that has now passed and Gloucestershire Live understands that the Cherry and Whites are prepared to better it.
Bristol are also being linked with the 30-year-old, who can play at wing, centre or full-back, but it is thought that Gloucester are favourites to land his signature with the deal likely to be completed in the new year. Continue reading GLOUCESTER FAVOURITES TO SIGN BATH STAR