Why Lance and Edinburgh deal collapsed
TRANSFER NEWS: Australian flyhalf Jono Lance will not be joining Edinburgh.
The Pro14 side confirmed that the signing of stand-off Lance will not be going ahead.
The former Worcester Warriors player was due to join the squad next month, subject to obtaining the right to work in the UK – and the signing was initially communicated in May. However, the player has been unable to obtain a UK Visa.
The club revealed that they “wish Jono all the best in his future ambitions and thanks him for his professionalism during this period of uncertainty regarding his signing with the club,”
Meanwhile, reports in Australia and England claimed Super Rugby side Western Force were poised to sign the flyhalf.
Lance joined Worcester Warriors in 2017 and made 30 appearances including 13 in the 2019-20 season.
The club can confirm that the signing of Jono Lance will not be going ahead.
The stand-off was due to join the squad next month, subject to obtaining the right to work in UK. However, the player has been unable to obtain a UK Visa.
Read the full statement below.
— Edinburgh Rugby (@EdinburghRugby) June 11, 2020