REPORT: Zach Mercer secures Premiership return following chats with Eddie Jones

The Telegraph have reported this evening that Zach Mercer will return to the Gallagher Premiership this season, which makes the England number 8 eligible for next year’s Rugby World Cup. They’ve reports this evening that ‘Gloucester are understood to have landed the signing of Zach Mercer‘. Mercer confirmed earlier this summer that Eddie Jones had been in touch over his international future. “I think he respects me a lot more that I took this opportunity and have gone to France because I wanted to develop my game, “I think he looks at me slightly differently than he did before.” Full Telegraph story. Rugby Transfer Round-Up: Steward set for move as Brown trains with ex-Quins teammates A run down of the latest confirmed deals and transfer rumours from the world of rugby union. Rugby Transfer Round-Up: RUMOUR: Leicester fullback Freddie Steward is the top target for Bristol Bears, who will let the Premiership’s highest-paid player Charles Piutau, who is also a fullback, leave next summer. (FULL STORY) RUCK View this post on Instagram A post shared by ( STAYING: Saracens captain Lotte Clapp has signed a deal to stay with the Premier 15s champions for the 2022-23 season. FULL STORY (BBC) Lotte Clapp re-signs with Saracens for 2022-23 Prem15s season.— Eagles Overseas (@EaglesOverseas) August 1, 2022 SIGNED: Glasgow Warriors have announced the signings of fly-half Joel Hodgson and prop Lucio Sordoni, who join the United Rugby Championship outfit on short-term deals. FULL STORY (Planet Rugby) Fly-half Joel Hodgson and and prop Lucio Sordoni have joined Glasgow Warriors on short term deals— Glasgow Warriors (@GlasgowWarriors) August 3, 2022 CONTINUES ON PAGE TWO The post REPORT: Zach Mercer secures Premiership return following chats with Eddie Jones appeared first on Ruck.