Leinster & Ulster Among Teams To Register Additional Players For Champions Cup


The following players have been nominated by their clubs as Additional Players for Round 5 of the 2018/19 Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournaments.

The players replaced in the squads (maximum of 41 players for Heineken Champions Cup clubs) have been deregistered.

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Bath Rugby
Additional player: Aled BREW
Nationality: Welsh
Position: Wing
Deregistered: Ruaridh McConnochie

Additional player: Michael VAN VUREN
Nationality: South African
Position: Hooker
Deregistered: Ross Batty

Cardiff Blues
Additional player: Lloyd WILLIAMS
Nationality: Welsh
Position: Scrum half
Deregistered: Dane Blacker

Leinster Rugby
Additional player: Conor O’BRIEN
Nationality: Irish
Position: Centre
Deregistered: Joe Tomane

Newcastle Falcons
Additional player: Josh MATAVESI
Nationality: Fijian
Position: Centre
Deregistered: Joel Hodgson

Additional player: Dafydd HUGHES
Nationality: Welsh
Position: Hooker
Deregistered: James Davies

Additional player: Richie ARNOLD
Nationality: Australian
Position: Second row
Deregistered: Pierre Fouyssac

Ulster Rugby
Additional player: Robert BALOUCOUNE
Nationality: Irish
Position: Wing
Deregistered: Henry Speight