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Cosgrove agrees Edinburgh switch

Published 24/04/2015

Edinburgh head coach Alan Solomons has added prop Jack Cosgrove to his squad for next season
Edinburgh head coach Alan Solomons has added prop Jack Cosgrove to his squad for next season

Scotland youth international Jack Cosgrove has agreed to join Edinburgh next season.

The 20-year-old Worcester Warriors prop, capped nine times for the Dark Blues Under-20s side, has penned a two-year deal with Alan Solomons' side which ties him to the Murrayfield outfit until May 2017.

He said: "I'm over the moon to be coming north. With the club being in a European Cup Final, they're really showing they've got quality players and everyone is speaking very highly of Edinburgh.

"I know quite a few of the younger lads - Damien Hoyland, Magnus Bradbury, Jamie Farndale and Jamie Ritchie - from playing with Scotland under-20 and they've all spoken about how much they enjoy being with the club.

"I think I've got a strong set-piece game and I'm looking to add something extra to the squad. I'm under no illusions it's going to be tough but there's a great buzz at the club and I'm eager to improve my game and kick on.

"I don't have heroes, as such, but I look at people I admire who play in the same position. Alasdair Dickinson is obviously an exceptional player and I'm keen to look at what he does and learn from him."

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