Rugby Rumours: NY for Basta, Moriarty Switch, Warrior to Sunwolf and Giant Tiger

Mathieu Bastareaud, Ross Moriarty, Ben Te'o and Nephi Leatigaga
Mathieu Bastareaud, Ross Moriarty, Ben Te'o and Nephi Leatigaga

NY for Basta:

The imposing presense of French internaional centre Mathieu Bastareaud is set to hit the shores of the US post RWC 2019.

Rumours have it that Bastareaud has signed with Rugby United New York club in the top tier of American rugby, the MLR.

Moriarty Switch:

British and Irish Lion Ross Moriarty has be targeted by a fellow Pro 14 side in a bid to bolster their pack with the experienced back-rower.

Moriarty is currently with Welsh side Dragons, but has been approached by the Ospreys who would have to compete with his yearly half-a-million contract!

Warrior to Sunwolf:

Worcester Warriors recently confirmed that their England international Ben Te'o will exit the Premiership club at the end of the ongoing season.

It has recently surfaced that he could be heading to Super Rugby with the Sunwolves, although Gloucester have too expressed an interest.

Giant Tiger:

Leicester Tigers started the week with a couple of signings, as a club looking to build for a more successful season in the Gallagher Premiership.

One transfer they didn't mentioned is that of 150kg Samoan international prop Nephi Leatigaga, who is making his way over from Biarritz.