An All Blacks and Crusaders back is reportedly set to accept a big-money move to French Top 14 side Castres Olympique at the end of the season.
Veteran scrumhalf Rory Kockott has signed a one-year contract extension with French club Castres.
Rory Kockott scored three tries for Castres against the Worcester Warriors in the final round of pool fixtures in the European Challenge Cup this weekend.
Ex-France international Ibrahim Diarra has passed away at the age of 36 after suffering complications following cardiac arrest.
Castres claimed a thrilling 26-25 win over Montpellier on the opening day of the 2019-20 French Top 14 campaign, while there were also wins for Lyon, Toulon, Bayonne, Bordeaux and Pau.