Leinster on the verge of signing Super Rugby scrum-half
Published 20/03/2016 | 16:13
With two of their three scrum-halves over the age of 35, Leinster are expected to announce the signing of a 24-year-old New Zealander from Super Rugby.
The Sunday Times is reporting that Jamison Gibson-Park, who has 30 Super Rugby caps playing for the Hurricanes and the Blues, is set to join the province next season.
Gibson-Park doesn't represent the big-name signing that Leinster fans were probably expecting when backs coach Girvan Dempsey announced the province was in the market for a southern hemisphere scrum-half but he does have potential.
And with Luke McGrath enjoying a strong breakout season, the new signing will likely be used as cover for the 23-year-old since Eoin Reddan and Isaac Boss are coming to the end of their careers.
If you want a tiny taste of what sort of footwork Gibson-Park might bring to Leinster, then have a look at this video.