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Transfer News: Edinburgh sign ex-London Scottish hooker for next season

Edinburgh has bolstered their squad for next season by signing former London Scottish hooker David Cherry from French amateur side Stade Niçois.

The 27-year-old, who played 10 games for Scotland’s Under-20s, has signed a one-year deal with the capital side.

On joining his hometown team, Cherry said: “Born and raised in Edinburgh, I grew up watching and aspiring to play for the club, so I’m delighted to be signing for a team that I’ve always supported.


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“The club is clearly moving in a positive direction, so I’m really pleased to have committed my future to a team with such ambitious aspirations.”

Head Coach Richard Cockerill, added: “David is a combative and physical player, who’s had experience playing in both the English Championship and in France.

“We’re looking forward to him adding competition to the hooker position.”


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