HARRY Mallinder, who left Northampton to move to Japan’s Top League, has held talks with NEC Green Rockets.
Mallinder, 25, the son of Scottish Rugby Union’s performance director Jim Mallinder, made 253 appearances and scored 83 points after coming through the ranks at Franklin’s Gardens.
After making his debut in 2013, he played full-back, fly-half and centre for the club but is keen to settle into the fly-half role in Japan.
Mallinder, a member of the England squad that toured Argentina in 2017, had seen his career stand still under Chris Boyd at Saints after several injury problems.
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