Ulster have signed Ireland-qualified fly-half Billy Burns from Premiership side Gloucester.
The 24-year-old joins on a two-year deal having made his senior debut in 2012.
Burns represented England at Under-18 and Under-20 level and scored 304 points in 101 appearances for the Cherry and Whites.
Here’s how social media responded:
— Freddie Burns (@FreddieBurns) July 9, 2018
Gloucester confirm the departure of Billy Burns to Ulster. The DUP’s influence in Downing Street really showing this offseason.
— Alex Shaw (@alexshawsport) July 9, 2018
Billy Burns…what? pic.twitter.com/MyCLKZ6nG6
— Justin Di Tommaso (@jditommaso72) July 9, 2018
Interesting signing and also that he’s Irish qualified. Who knew 🤷🏻♂️! No doubt a talented footballer. https://t.co/ZvM9GkLRSf
— Brian O’Driscoll (@BrianODriscoll) July 9, 2018