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Bath sign Garvey

Published 03/04/2013

Matt Garvey, pictured, becomes Bath's second signing for next season from London Irish, following Jonathan Joseph
Matt Garvey, pictured, becomes Bath's second signing for next season from London Irish, following Jonathan Joseph

Bath have announced the signing of Matt Garvey from their Aviva Premiership rivals London Irish.

The 25-year-old England Saxons forward has played for Irish in the second-row and the back-row.

"Matt is an excellent player and one we are extremely happy to have secured," Bath head coach Gary Gold told the club's official website. "He is a big unit and can do the rough stuff, but he can also offer a real threat in attack."

Garvey added: "I know that the environment there (Bath) is a tough one.

"I look forward to joining the squad, and to testing myself among the players there and fighting for a place in the team."

Garvey becomes Bath's second signing for next season from Irish, following centre Jonathan Joseph.

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