Brett Daynes, 28, back row, joins from Coventry. A former Bedford Blue, Daynes has made over 100 appearances for Coventry.
"Brett will add experience, strength & competition to the back row. We are also looking forward to helping him develop into a coaching role with the club & he'll spend this season working towards his Level 3".
Ben Adams, 25, back row joins from Queensland Country in Australia. Adams is an Australian International at age grade levels and Australia 7s. As part of the Queensland Reds set up, Adams has been playing for Queensland Country in the NRC this year.
"Ben is an exciting addition to our team that we've been working on for some time. He is a talented ball player who is comfortable across the back row."
Jarrod Taylor, 29, hooker joins from Pretoria Harlequins. Taylor rejoins Cambridge after a two year break, having made just short of 50 National One appearances in his last spell at Volac Park.
"We've kept in contact with Jarrod and didn't hesitate to get him back to Volac Park when the opportunity came up. He'll add experience & leadership to the team off and on the pitch."
Lawrence Hutchinson, 23, wing joins from Biggleswade. Hutchinson is a 17st, over 6ft pacy wing, who came through the junior academy set up at Northampton Saints.
"Lawrence has looked impressive in training and we didn't hesitate to offer him an opportunity to join us. He will give our talented back line a new edge with his size & power."
Matt Meek, 23, back row joins after gaining a wealth of experience at different clubs in both codes of Rugby.
"Matt is an aggressive ball carrying option for our back row and has a good linking skill set. He will make our back row even more competitive."
Read the Cambridge News article here.
Rugby clubs across the East of England are now well into their pre-season training schedules. And with the players putting in the hard yards on pitches across the region coaches are also able to boost their knowledge and ideas at Cascade Coaching, the Saints’ free development programme.
Starting with a masterclass on Wednesday, July 29th at Cambridge RFC, Northampton Saints Cascade Coaching will give club and school coaches from the region the opportunity to learn from Saints coaches, starting with Academy coaches Mark Hopley, Paul Diggin and Jon Curry, along with Luke Kelly from the club’s performance team.
Read more and registration details here. 11 places remaining at time of writing. 9.00 am start at Volac Park
As you might know, England are due to welcome France to Twickenham on 15th August to play a warm up match for World Cup 2015.
Due to a late offer from the RFU we are able to offer additional tickets in the Category 1 section priced at £85 for an adult & £42.50 for a junior.
If you would to place an order please contact Rob Dean before 1st August.
Individual bookings can me made on-line here.
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