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Lamont returns to Warriors

Scotland international Rory Lamont has re-signed for Glasgow Warriors after leaving Toulon, the Scottish club have announced.

Lamont has signed a contract until the end of May 2014 after last week negotiating his release from French Top 14 side Toulon, citing a lack of playing time.

The 29-year-old, who has 26 Scotland caps, told "I'm absolutely delighted to have rejoined Glasgow Warriors and I can't wait to get back to work with the squad and build on the fantastic results they've achieved in the first part of the campaign."

He added: "I enjoyed my seasons with Toulon, but the time was right for a change, and I'm delighted this opportunity came up.

"I feel I'm returning as a better, more-rounded player, and it's a hugely exciting time to be coming back into the mix.

"I'm really thrilled to be back. I've got some fantastic memories of my first spell here, and I'm looking forward to making some new ones.

"I want to help the Warriors achieve success, and make the strongest possible case for Scotland selection."

Lamont scored 19 tries in 54 games during his first spell with the Warriors between 2004 and 2007 before moving to Sale Sharks, where he scored eight tries in 15 appearances.

He moved to France in 2009 and helped Toulon reach the Top 14 semi-finals and the final of the Amlin Challenge Cup.

Lamont can be registered for the Heineken Cup as an additional player and is the latest recruit for Glasgow, following Samoa World Cup wing David Lemi to Firhill.


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