RUGBY SHORTS Bath scrum half to join Scarlets

Bath Rugby scrum half Jonathan Evans will team up with Scarlets on his return to South Wales next season.

The former Newport Gwent Dragons scrum-half has encountered stern competition for game time at Bath.

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EXETER CHIEFS swoop for all-action Australian forward

Exeter Chiefs logoExeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter has swooped for New South Wales Waratahs’ Australian international all-action forward Dave Dennis on a three year deal head of next season.

Having already recruited experienced Australian international prop Greg Holmes from the Queensland Reds, Baxter is now adding another Wallaby to the club’s powerhouse pack.

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EXETER CHIEFS Short wings in to Sandy Park

exeter chiefs logoJames Short says he is relishing the challenge that awaits him after signing for Exeter Chiefs from Aviva Premiership rivals London Irish.

The 25-year-old winger is the latest top flight player to arrive at Sandy Park following a busy summer of recruitment for Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter.

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Hooker Penman pens Albion deal

Plymouth Albion RFC crestGraham Dawe's Plymouth Albion RFC have signed hooker James Penman ahead of the 2015-16 National League 1 campaign.

New Zealand born Penman, 26, played in Plymouth's last three Championship matches after joining Albion on loan from Cambridge RFC at the tailend of last season.

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Jones switches codes to join Exeter Chiefs

exeter chiefs logoExeter Chiefs have signed centre/loose forward Josh Jones on a two-year deal from Super League Rugby League side St Helens.
 
Preston-born Jones, 22, becomes Rob Baxter’s eighth signing of a busy summer of recruitment at Devon's ambitious Aviva Premiership club.
 
Although Jones has spent much of playing career with the Saints, did have a brief flirtation with the 15-man game during his school days, starting out with his hometown club, Preston Grasshoppers.
 
Baxter said: "He will almost certainly be playing in midfield and it will interesting to see how his attacking and defensive qualities translate to union."
 

ARRIVALS & DEPARTURES latest South West rugby moves

Exeter Chiefs have signed Sydney-born London Welsh RFC forward Mitch Lees for the next two seasons.

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