Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 16 April 2014

London Irish sign Gough

Aviva Premiership club London Irish have announced the signing of Wales international lock Ian Gough.

Gough won 64 Test caps during an 11-year international career, and he will move to the Madejski Stadium from the Ospreys, where he has spent the last six seasons.

The 36-year-old previously played for Pontypridd, Newport and then Newport Gwent Dragons. His last Wales appearance was in 2009.

"It's great to have a player of the stature and experience of Ian on board," Irish rugby director Brian Smith said.

"He is a proven Test forward and has been exceptional at the set-piece and the breakdown area throughout his career.

"His presence and influence around the training ground will be massive."