TRANSFER | Gloucester sign former Exeter lock - Ruck

TRANSFER | Gloucester sign former Exeter lock

Gloucester Rugby have confirmed the signature of Australian lock, Ollie Atkins.

Atkins will join the Cherry & Whites following a spell with Rouen in France, and most recently the Western Force in Australia.

The towering 32-year-old will bring a considerable amount of experience to the squad, not least from his time with Gallagher Premiership counterparts Exeter Chiefs where he spent four seasons between 2015 and 2019, picking up a league title along the way.

Chief Operating Officer, Alex Brown commented on the arrival of Atkins.

“Ollie is a player that will bring us substantial Premiership experience and added strength to our second row.

“After speaking with Ollie earlier last week about his hunger and ambition to return to the Premiership, we know he will fit in very well with the team, complimenting the players we already have”


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