The following from news24:-
Rugby World Cup-winners Ben Smith, Aaron Cruden and Franco Mostert are all headed to Japan, their new clubs announced on Friday, as the Top League continued to snap up stars despite the coronavirus.
Former All Blacks Smith and Cruden will play for Kobe Steelers while Mostert, who lifted the World Cup last year with South Africa, is on his way to Honda Heat.
Fullback Smith, 34, who has 84 caps, was signed from France's Pau, while flyhalf Cruden, 31, joins from the Chiefs. Both have won the World Cup with New Zealand.