Nick Phipps – Australian scrum-half is among 20 London Irish leaving London

London Irish club captain Nick Phipps
Phipps scored six attempts for London Irish this season in the Premiership

Nick Phipps, a former Australia scrum-half is leaving London Irish after the team's 2021-2022 seasons.

Phipps (33), joined the Exiles as a player in January 2019. He has appeared 65 times for the club, scoring six Premiership attempts this term.

One year after his joining, he was elected one of the club captains.

London Irish: Phipps is leaving. He has over 70 caps in his country for London. “pursue a new opportunity abroad”.external-link

Phipps is one among 20 players who will be leaving London Irish, which are currently eighth in the league and have just finished their season.

Tonga international Steve Mafi signed in 2019 and is expected to depart after having played 45 games for the club.

Allan Dell, Scotland's pro-football player, joined the team from Edinburgh in the same season. He also played 41 times in all competitions.

Rory Brand, a scrum-half, has left to join Scotland's Super 6, and Cillian Redmond (22 years old) also leaves after scoring two tries in five games this season.

Declan Kidney, director for rugby, stated that players leaving the club should express their gratitude for all they did to make London Irish a better place.

Former Ireland forward Sean O'Brien, Phil Cokanasiga, Albert Tuisue, George Nott, Terrence Hepetema They had already indicated that they were leaving the club in the summer.

Academy players George Davis, Theo Smerdon and Rory Morgan will both be retiring.

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