#SWrugby shorts 26.01.15

Hooker Ross McMillan has transferred to promotion-chasing Bristol Rugby from Premiership side Northampton Saints on an 18-month deal.

The 27-year-old, who made 43 Saints appearances, joined his new Bristol team-mates at training today as the blues prepare for Sunday’s Championship trip to Penzance to play Cornish Pirates (1500).

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RUGBY UNION Henson summer switch to Bristol Rugby

Bristol rugby crestGavin Henson has agreed to join Bristol Rugby on a one-year deal ahead of the 2015-16 season.

The 32 year old Glamorgan-born Welsh back is set to make a summer switch to Bristol from high flying Aviva Premiership outfit Bath Rugby where he has made eight appearances so far this term.

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BATH RUGBY Day extends stay

Bath Rugby badgeWelsh second row forward Dominic Day has renewed his contract with Bath Rugby.

Former Llanelli forward Day, 29, joined Bath from Scarlets on a three-year deal in 2012 and is fast approaching his 80th appearance in blue, black and white.

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BRISTOL RUGBY hook Marc Jones on 2-year deal

Bristol Rugby shieldSale Sharks’ Welsh hooker Marc Jones is set to join Bristol Rugby next season.

The 27 year-old has agreed a two-year deal - starting next term - with the Championship leaders and says: “I'm relishing a fresh challenge at Bristol, it's an ambitious club and I'm looking forward to being part of their future.

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#SWrugby shorts 15.01.15

Gloucester Rugby preparations for next season have taken another step forward with wing Billy Meakes and loose-head prop Dan Murphy signing extensions to their contracts to remain at Kingsholm.

Australian Meakes, 23, previously played for Bristol club Clifton RFC while Murphy is in his fourth season with the Cherry & Whites following his switch from London Irish.

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GLOUCESTER RUGBY All Black Thursh Kingsholm-bound

Gloucester Rugby crestGloucester Rugby have confirmed signing exciting New Zealand international second row Jeremy Thrush from the Hurricanes for next season.

Auckland-born lock Thrush, 29, has been capped 11 times for the All Blacks and was part of the Kiwis recent UK Tour Squad.

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