List of 2014–15 RFU Championship transfers

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This is a list of player transfers involving RFU Championship teams before or during the 2014–15 season.

Bedford Blues[edit]

Bristol[edit]

Cornish Pirates[edit]

Doncaster Knights[edit]

Jersey[edit]

London Scottish[edit]

Moseley[edit]

Nottingham[edit]

Plymouth Albion[edit]

Rotherham Titans[edit]

Worcester Warriors[edit]

Yorkshire Carnegie[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bedford Blues sign back-line Anthony Fenner from Italian club Viadana". Bedfordshire News. 24 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Saracens flanker Nick Fenton Wells signs permanent deal to join Bedford Blues". Bedfordshire News. 7 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Cambridge fullback/winger Jim Wigglesworth signs for Bedford Blues". Bedfordshire News. 21 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bedford Blues sign Ampthill Rugby Club winger Dean Adamson". Bedford Rugby. 2 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Bedford Blues three more signings". Bedford Rugby. 15 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "Bedford Blues two more signings". Bedford Rugby. 30 April 2014. 
  7. ^ "Bedford Blues quartet of signings". Bedford Rugby. 7 May 2014. 
  8. ^ "Bedford Blues sign Worcester's back-row forward Josh Buggea". Bedford Today. 18 June 2014. 
  9. ^ "Saracens lock Eoin Sheriff loaned out to Bedford Blues". Planet Rugby. 23 July 2014. 
  10. ^ "Bedford Blues: Tongan international Viliami Hakalo signs on at Goldington Road". Bedfordshire News. 25 September 2014. 
  11. ^ "Gloucester sign Bedford Blues centre Mark Atkinson". Premiership Rugby. 25 March 2014. 
  12. ^ "Bedford Blues' stalwarts Sacha Harding and Brendan Burke announced retirement". Bedford Rugby. 22 April 2014. 
  13. ^ "Sale Sharks sign Bedford Blues prop Darren Fearn". Sky Sports. 1 May 2014. 
  14. ^ "Corey Hircock leaves Bedford Blues for Cambridge". Bedfordshire News. 30 May 2014. 
  15. ^ "London Welsh add Bedford Blues prop Ben Cooper to front-row options". Sky Sports. 5 August 2014. 
  16. ^ "Bristol sign Sale Sharks' Dwayne Peel and Bath's Anthony Perenise". BBC Sport. 7 January 2014. 
  17. ^ "Samoan winger David Lemi returns to Bristol from Worcester". Western Daily Press. 5 February 2014. 
  18. ^ "Bristol sign Leinster prop Jack O'Connell". Bristol Post. 5 March 2014. 
  19. ^ "Bristol sign Leinster winger Darren Hudson". Bristol Post. 5 March 2014. 
  20. ^ "Bristol add Saracens hooker Max Crumpton for next season". Bristol Post. 5 March 2014. 
  21. ^ "Nick Koster sign permanent deal to join Bristol from Bath". Bristol Post. 5 March 2014. 
  22. ^ "Bristol sign Samoa flanker Jack Lam from Super Rugby side Hurricanes in New Zealand". Bristol Post. 5 March 2014. 
  23. ^ "Bristol swoop for Leeds Carnegie scrum-half Craig Hampson". Bristol Post. 5 March 2014. 
  24. ^ "Bristol sign Wales fly-half Matthew Morgan from Ospreys". Bristol Post. 5 March 2014. 
  25. ^ "Bristol sign Wales forward Ryan Jones from Ospreys". BBC Sport. 24 March 2014. 
  26. ^ "Bristol's three new signings". Sky Sports. 29 April 2014. 
  27. ^ "Bristol sign Wales and Lions forward Ian Evans from Ospreys". Sky Sports. 23 June 2014. 
  28. ^ "Bristol sign Scarlets centre Gareth Maule from next season". BBC Sport. 2 September 2014. 
  29. ^ "Bristol signb Bath flanker Josh Ovens". BBC Sport. 30 September 2014. 
  30. ^ "Bristol winger George Watkins to join Cardiff Blues next season". BBC Sport. 24 January 2014. 
  31. ^ "Bristol flanker James Merriman retires from serious knee injury". BBC Sport. 4 February 2014. 
  32. ^ "Newcastle Falcons sign Bristol scrum-half Ruki Tipuna". Sky Sports. 28 March 2014. 
  33. ^ "Bristol flanker Steve Uren joins Tasman Makos in New Zealand". Bristol Rugby. 31 March 2014. 
  34. ^ "Bristol and Samoan centre Fautua Otto released". Bristol Post. 15 May 2014. 
  35. ^ a b "London Scottish sign South African full-back Errie Claassens from Bristol". London Scottish. 21 May 2014. 
  36. ^ "Cardiff RFC sign former Scotland international prop Bruce Douglas". Cardiff RFC. 3 June 2014. 
  37. ^ "Bristol and Argentina lock Mariano Sambucetti". BBC Sport. 29 May 2014. 
  38. ^ "Ealing Trailfinders sign Bristol front-row Will Davis from next season". Ealing Rugby. 4 June 2014. 
  39. ^ "Exeter Chiefs sign Bristol utility player Adam Hughes". BBC Sport. 5 June 2014. 
  40. ^ a b c d "Bristol: List of departing players". BBC Sport. 6 June 2014. 
  41. ^ "London Welsh sign Bristol fly-half Tristan Roberts". Bristol Post. 10 June 2014. 
  42. ^ a b "Bristol back-rower Iain Grieve join Plymouth Albion next season". Bristol Post. 10 June 2014. 
  43. ^ "Gloucester sign Bristol scrum-half Callum Braley". BBC Sport. 17 June 2014. 
  44. ^ a b "Bristol prop Mark Lilley joins London Scottish on season-loan deal". Bristol Post. 18 June 2014. 
  45. ^ "Yorkshire Carnegie add Bristol hooker Ollie Hayes for next season". Yorkshire Evening Post. 1 July 2014. 
  46. ^ "Coventry sign Bristol winger Sammy Speight". Coventry Observer. 7 July 2014. 
  47. ^ "Bristol prop Jason Hobson retires with immediate effect". BBC Sport. 29 August 2014. 
  48. ^ "Bryan Rennie joins Hong Kong Scottish". South China Morning Post. 26 September 2014. 
  49. ^ "Bristol hooker Ross Johnson force to retire age 28 due to injuries". BBC Sport. 27 January 2015. 
  50. ^ "Cornish Pirates bring in Bath prop Adam Jameson". BBC Sport. 16 May 2014. 
  51. ^ "Cornish Pirates sign Penryn forward Ben Trevaskis". BBC Sport. 21 May 2014. 
  52. ^ "Worcester prop Paul Andrew returns to Cornish Pirates". BBC Sport. 16 June 2014. 
  53. ^ "Cornish Pirates sign highly-rated prop Jamal Ford-Robinson from Cambridge". West Briton. 18 June 2014. 
  54. ^ "Cornish Pirates sign Guernsey back-rower George Collenette". BBC Sport. 1 July 2014. 
  55. ^ "Cornish Pirates sign back-row forward Dan Lee from Taunton". BBC Sport. 22 August 2014. 
  56. ^ "Cornish Pirates sign Guildford fly-half Bertie Hopkins". BBC Sport. 26 August 2014. 
  57. ^ "Cornish Pirates sign London Irish lock Charlie Davey". BBC Sport. 29 August 2014. 
  58. ^ "Plymouth Albion sign Cornish Pirates lock Neale Patrick". BBC Sport. 7 May 2014. 
  59. ^ "Ealing Trailfinders sign Cornish Pirates lock Gary Johnson". Ealing Rugby. 22 May 2014. 
  60. ^ "Cornish Pirates departures". BBC Sport. 23 May 2014. 
  61. ^ "Redruth sign Pirates former back-rower Kyle Marriott". North Devon Journal. 5 June 2014. 
  62. ^ "London Welsh add Cornish Pirates prop Shane Cahill". Sky Sports. 11 June 2014. 
  63. ^ "London Welsh sign Cornish Pirates lock James Sandford". Sky Sports. 12 June 2014. 
  64. ^ a b "London Scottish sign Cornish Pirates props Max Maidment and Ben Prescott". York Press. 13 June 2014. 
  65. ^ "Chinnor sign Pirates back-row forward Jake Parker". The Oxford Times. 18 September 2014. 
  66. ^ a b "Doncaster Knight add front-row Colin Quigley from Rotherham Titans". DRFC. 25 May 2014. 
  67. ^ "Doncaster Knights sign Canada international second-row Jon Phelan". DRFC. 16 June 2014. 
  68. ^ a b "Doncaster Knights sign Canada international lock Tyler Hotson from London Scottish". DRFC. 25 June 2014. 
  69. ^ a b "Doncaster Knights sign Nottingham number eight Alex Shaw". DRFC. 1 July 2014. 
  70. ^ a b "Doncaster Knights sign Tonga international flanker Latu Makaafi from Jersey". DRFC. 18 July 2014. 
  71. ^ "Doncaster Knights sign versatile back Andrew Bulumakau". DRFC. 6 August 2014. 
  72. ^ "Doncaster Knights sign Tonga half-back Tomasi Palu". DRFC. 3 September 2014. 
  73. ^ "Jersey bring in Melbourne Rebels flanker Ryan Hodson". BBC Sport. 2 March 2014. 
  74. ^ "Jersey sign props Derrick Herriott for next season". BBC Sport. 10 April 2014. 
  75. ^ "Sam Lockwood signs permanent deal to join Jersey from Leeds Carnegie". Yorkshire Carnegie. 10 April 2014. 
  76. ^ a b "Jersey's five new signings". BBC Sport. 17 April 2014. 
  77. ^ "Jersey's three new signings". BBC Sport. 8 May 2014. 
  78. ^ "Jersey sign Gloucester's fly-half Jonny Bentley and London Wasps' full-back Tommy Bell". BBC Sport. 6 June 2014. 
  79. ^ "Jersey sign Argentina loosehead-prop Ignacio Saenz Lancuba". BBC Sport. 18 June 2014. 
  80. ^ "Jersey sign Leicester Tigers back-row forward Michael Noone". BBC Sport. 17 July 2014. 
  81. ^ "Jersey sign Argentina hooker Martin Garcia Veiga". BBC Sport. 31 July 2014. 
  82. ^ "Jersey sign South African hooker Jason Thomas". BBC Sport. 8 August 2014. 
  83. ^ "Newport Gwent Dragons recruit Jersey prop Dave Young". BBC Sport. 1 April 2014. 
  84. ^ "James Voss completes move for new Gloucester/Hartpury scholarship move". BBC Sport. 3 April 2014. 
  85. ^ "Plymouth Albion sign Jersey prop Tom Fidler for next season". BBC Sport. 30 April 2014. 
  86. ^ "Exeter Chiefs sign Tonga international hooker Elvis Taione from Jersey". BBC Sport. 2 May 2014. 
  87. ^ "Leinster bring in prop Sean McCarthy from Jersey". BBC Sport. 6 May 2014. 
  88. ^ "Jersey centre Tom Cooper force to retire through injuries". BBC Sport. 8 May 2014. 
  89. ^ "Jersey hooker Luke Stratford joins Hartpury College R.F.C.". BBC Sport. 8 May 2014. 
  90. ^ "Jersey's departures". JRFC. 8 May 2014. 
  91. ^ a b "London Scottish sign Jersey openside flanker Fred Silcock". London Scottish. 22 May 2014. 
  92. ^ "Jersey number eight Tom Brown signs for Ealing Trailfinders". JRFC. 12 June 2014. 
  93. ^ a b "Plymouth Albion sign Jersey scrum-half Jimmy Williams". Plymouth Herald. 2 August 2014. 
  94. ^ "James Copsey's Ealing Trailfinders profile". Ealing Rugby. 1 September 2014. 
  95. ^ "London Scottish sign specialist back Peter Lydon from top French side Stade Francais". RFU. 15 April 2014. 
  96. ^ "London Scottish add Esher prop Stewart Maguire". London Scottish. 17 April 2014. 
  97. ^ "Moseley winger Matt Williams signs for London Scottish". London Scottish. 29 April 2014. 
  98. ^ "London Scottish sign USA Eagles forward Tai Tuisamoa from London Welsh". London Scottish. 12 June 2014. 
  99. ^ "London Scottish sign Saracens scrum-half Ben Calder". London Scottish. 3 July 2014. 
  100. ^ "Exeter Chiefs back-row James Phillips moves to London Scottish next season". Exeter Express & Echo. 7 July 2014. 
  101. ^ "London Scottish Sign Former Age Group All Black Chris Walker". London Scottish. 24 September 2014. 
  102. ^ "London Scottish hooker Ted Stagg agrees to join Plymouth Albion next season". BBC Sport. 11 March 2014. 
  103. ^ a b "Rotherham Titans add London Scottish prop Lewis Thiede". Rotherham Rugby. 25 March 2014. 
  104. ^ "Exeter Chiefs sign London Scottish prop Tomas Francis". Sky Sports. 3 April 2014. 
  105. ^ "Newcastle Falcons sign USA prop Eric Fry from London Scottish". BBC Sport. 16 April 2014. 
  106. ^ "London Scottish winger Peter Homan signs for Plymouth Albion next season". London Scottish. 7 May 2014. 
  107. ^ "London Scottish prop Mark Irish announces retirement". London Scottish. 17 June 2014. 
  108. ^ "Moseley's first two signings". Birmingham Mail. 3 July 2014. 
  109. ^ "Moseley add Australian born hooker Scott Tolmie". Birmingham Mail. 8 July 2014. 
  110. ^ "Moseley sign Gloucester winger Drew Cheshire". Birmingham Mail. 9 July 2014. 
  111. ^ "Moseley sign Stourbridge back-row Niles Dacres". Moseley Rugby. 4 August 2014. 
  112. ^ "Moseley's three further signings". Moseley Rugby. 28 August 2014. 
  113. ^ "Newport Gwent Dragons bring Rhys Buckley back home". South Wales Argus. 10 February 2014. 
  114. ^ "Bristol sign Moseley flanker Olly Robinson for next season". Bristol Post. 29 April 2014. 
  115. ^ "London Wasps sign Moseley back-row Buster Lawrence". Premiership Rugby. 13 May 2014. 
  116. ^ a b "Nottingham sign Plymouth Albion fly-half Dan Mugford". Nottingham Rugby. 25 March 2014. 
  117. ^ "Nottingham sign Tongna international winger Viliame Iongi". Nottingham Rugby. 4 April 2014. 
  118. ^ "Nottingham sign number eight Paul Grant from top French side Montpellier". BBC Sport. 9 April 2014. 
  119. ^ "Ealing Trailfinders tight-head prop Conor Carey signs for Nottingham next season". Nottingham Rugby. 12 May 2014. 
  120. ^ "Nottinghams two signings". Nottingham Rugby. 4 June 2014. 
  121. ^ "Nottingham snap up London Wasps winger Liam O'Neill". Talking Rugby Union. 4 June 2014. 
  122. ^ "Nottingham's two more signings". Nottingham Rugby. 11 June 2014. 
  123. ^ "Notttingham stalwart David Jackson forced to retire through head injuries". BBC Sport. 19 December 2013. 
  124. ^ "Matthew Jarvis leaves Nottingham for Ealing Trailfinders". Nottingham Rugby. 11 June 2014. 
  125. ^ "Plymouth Albion sign London Scottish hooker Ted Stagg". Plymouth Herald. 11 March 2014. 
  126. ^ "Plymouth Albion's two signings". Plymouth Albion. 20 March 2014. 
  127. ^ "Plymouth Albion sign Old Albanian's fly half Lawrence Rayner". Plymouth Herald. 25 March 2014. 
  128. ^ "Plymouth Albion's three new signings". Plymouth Albion. 16 April 2014. 
  129. ^ "Plymouth Albion add two more signings". Plymouth Herald. 30 April 2014. 
  130. ^ "Plymouth Albion's three new signings". BBC Sport. 7 May 2014. 
  131. ^ "Plymouth Albion sign Saracens' Tom Jubb". BBC Sport. 14 May 2014. 
  132. ^ "Plymouth Albion sign two more players". Plymouth Albion. 22 May 2014. 
  133. ^ "Plymouth Albion sign Canada prop Andrew Tiedemann". BBC Sport. 24 June 2014. 
  134. ^ "Plymouth Albion sign Australian utility back Marc Koteczky". BBC Sport. 17 September 2014. 
  135. ^ "Plymouth Albion centre Heath Stevens joins Worcester Warriors". Plymouth Herald. 4 February 2014. 
  136. ^ "Plymouth Albion's Canada star Sean-Michael Stephen retires". BBC Sport. 1 April 2014. 
  137. ^ "Plymouth Ablion winger Tom Bowen signs central contract with England Sevens". Western Morning News. 10 April 2014. 
  138. ^ "London Welsh sign Plymouth Albion full-back Chris Elder for next season". Western Morning News. 10 June 2014. 
  139. ^ "London Welsh sign Plymouth Albion scrum-half Paul Rowley next season". Plymouth Herald. 12 June 2014. 
  140. ^ "Ben Rogers' move from Plymouth Albion to Jersey falls through". Plymouth Herald. 18 June 2014. 
  141. ^ "Craig Dowsett signs on at Clifton Lane". Rotherham Rugby. 24 March 2014. 
  142. ^ "Rotherham Titans bolster squad with Irish back-rower William Ryan from Cork Constitution". Rotherham Rugby. 26 March 2014. 
  143. ^ "Rotherham Titans sign Ulster tight-head prop Adam Macklin". Belfast Telegraph. 28 March 2014. 
  144. ^ "Ulster fly-half James McKinney returns to the Titans". Rotherham Rugby. 28 March 2014. 
  145. ^ "Titans bring in srcum-half Zylon McGaffin from Darlington Mowden Park". Rotherham Rugby. 1 April 2014. 
  146. ^ "Rotherham Titans sign Sale Sharks second-row Tom Holmes". Rotherham Rugby. 1 May 2014. 
  147. ^ "Titans sign Edinburgh lock Perry Parker for next season". Edinburgh News. 20 May 2014. 
  148. ^ "Rotherham Titans sign Leeds Carnegie hooker Scott Freer". Rotherham Rugby. 17 June 2014. 
  149. ^ "Rotherham Titans add Greg Lound from Hull RUFC". Rotherham Rugby. 15 July 2014. 
  150. ^ "Rotherham Titans scrum-half Charlie Mulchrone signs for Worcester Warriors". Rotherham Rugby. 4 February 2014. 
  151. ^ "Rotherham Titans forwards Ben Sowrey and Dan Sanderson sign for Worcester Warriors". The Star. 28 February 2014. 
  152. ^ "Newcastle Falcons sign Argentine centre Juan Pablo Socino from Rotherham Titans". BBC Sport. 19 March 2014. 
  153. ^ "Leicester Tigers sign Rotherham Titans No.8 Laurence Pearce". Leicester Mercury. 23 May 2014. 
  154. ^ "Leicester Tigers sign Rotherham Titans centre Jack Roberts". BBC Sport. 29 October 2014. 
  155. ^ "Andries Pretorius to leave Cardiff Blues for Worcester Warriors". BBC Sport. 4 January 2014. 
  156. ^ a b "Warriors snap-up Gloucester duo Matt Cox and Ryan Mills". Warriors. 28 January 2014. 
  157. ^ a b c d "Worcester's four new signings". BBC Sport. 4 February 2014. 
  158. ^ "Worcester Warriors: Sam Smith to leave Harlequins for Sixways". BBC Sport. 18 February 2014. 
  159. ^ a b c "Worcester's trio of signings". Sky Sports. 27 February 2014. 
  160. ^ "South African born prop Nick Schonert signs for Worcester from the Free State Cheetahs". BBC Sport. 15 April 2014. 
  161. ^ "Bath winger Tom Biggs joins Worcester Warriors next season". Sky Sports. 22 April 2014. 
  162. ^ "Worcester sign Gloucester's Dan George and Leicester's Ryan Bower for next season". BBC Sport. 29 April 2014. 
  163. ^ a b "Worcester's two more signings". BBC Sport. 15 May 2014. 
  164. ^ "Val Rapava Ruskin Worcester profile". Worcester Warriors. 1 September 2014. 
  165. ^ "Worcester Warriors sign Romanian prop Alex Gordaș". BBC Sport. 25 September 2014. 
  166. ^ "Worcester sign Bath loose forward Matt Gilbert". BBC Sport. 1 October 2014. 
  167. ^ "Ospreys sign Fiji centre Josh Matavesi from Worcester". BBC Sport. 31 January 2014. 
  168. ^ "David Lemi returns to Bristol". Bristol Post. 4 February 2014. 
  169. ^ "Gloucester sign Argentinean Test lock Mariano Galarza from Worcester". Sky Sports. 5 February 2014. 
  170. ^ "Fly half Gray calls it a day". Worcester Observer. 19 March 2014. 
  171. ^ "Bristol sign Worcester Warriors hooker Chris Brooker". Bristol Post. 29 April 2014. 
  172. ^ "Worcester Warriors hookerEd Shervington joins London Wasps". BBC Sport. 12 May 2014. 
  173. ^ "Nick Kennedy retires and Paul Hodgson returns to London Irish". BBC Sport. 20 May 2014. 
  174. ^ "Edinburgh sign loosehead prop John Andress from Worcester Warriors". Edinburgh Evening News. 22 May 2014. 
  175. ^ a b "Leeds Carnegie add Worcester and ex-England lock Chris Jones for next season". Sky Sports. 22 May 2014. 
  176. ^ "Worcester prop Paul Andrew returns to the Cornish Pirates". BBC Sport. 16 June 2014. 
  177. ^ "Glasgow Warriors sign Scotland prop Euan Murray for next season". Sky Sports. 19 June 2014. 
  178. ^ "London Welsh sign former England lock Dean Schofield from Worcester". Sky Sports. 27 June 2014. 
  179. ^ "Tichit fait machine arrière, Becasseau le remplace". LesEchos.fr (in French). 29 June 2014. 
  180. ^ "Féd 2 : Un Néo-zélandais à Rouen". Rugby Transferts (in French). 6 July 2014. 
  181. ^ "Jeremy Su’a: nove samoano per il Petrarca". Warriors (in Italian). 21 July 2014. 
  182. ^ a b "Jon Clarke". Yorkshire Carnegie. 10 August 2014. 
  183. ^ "Warwick joins Worcester backroom staff". Sky Sports. 20 August 2014. 
  184. ^ "Féd 2 : Le très gros recrutement de Rouen". Rugby Transferts (in French). 21 August 2014. 
  185. ^ "Rugby round-up: Abbott seals Texas move". Worcester Observer. 17 September 2014. 
  186. ^ "Home-grown talent returns". The Northern Advocate. 14 February 2014. 
  187. ^ "Yorkshire Carnegie sign Newcastle's Chris Pilgrim and James Fitzpatrick". BBC Sport. 5 March 2014. 
  188. ^ "Bath prop Charlie Beech sign permanent deal to join Yorkshire Carnegie". Premiership Rugby. 1 April 2014. 
  189. ^ "Yorkshire Carnegie sign Edinburgh fly-half Harry Leonard for next season". Yorkshire Evening Post. 3 April 2014. 
  190. ^ "Yorkshire Carnegie trio of signings". Yorkshire Evening Post. 1 July 2014. 
  191. ^ "Bristol swoop for Yorkshire Carnegie scrum-half Craig Hampson". Bristol Post. 5 March 2014. 
  192. ^ "Gloucester sign specialist full-back Steve McColl from Yorkshire Carnegie". Gloucester Citizen. 27 March 2014. 
  193. ^ "Newcastle sign Yorkshire Carnegie lock Calum Green". BBC Sport. 7 April 2014. 
  194. ^ "Yorkshire Carnegie prop Sam Lockwood sign permanent deal to join Jersey next season". Bailiwick Express. 11 April 2014. 
  195. ^ "Yorkshire Carnegie prop James Currie joins Bedford Blues next season". Bedford Today. 8 May 2014. 
  196. ^ "London Wasps sign Yorkshire Carnegie fly-half Alex Lozowski". Premiership Rugby. 13 May 2014. 
  197. ^ "Gloucester sign Leeds Canregie back-row forward Jacob Rowan". Sky Sports. 22 May 2014. 
  198. ^ "Germany prop Damien Tussac joins French side US Montauban for next season". Rugby-Transferts.com (in French). 13 June 2014. 
  199. ^ "Rotherham Titans add Yorkshire Carnegie hooker Scott Freer to the squad next season". Rotherham Rugby. 17 June 2014. 
  200. ^ "Yorkshire Carnegie centre joins rugby league side Salford Red Devils". BBC Sport. 25 June 2014.