Edinburgh wing Jake Henry has signed a new two-year deal with the capital club, and will see the 23-year-old spend next season on loan with Coventry. 

After enduring four years of injury torment, Henry made a try-scoring debut for Edinburgh against Stormers in Cape Town Stadium in March. 

A former winner of the prestigious MacPhail Scholarship, he went on to make five appearances for the club this season. 

The 23-year-old, a former Scotland age-grade cap, was pleased to have agreed a new Edinburgh deal. 

He's also looking forward to spending next year in the second tier of the English game.

Scotland Rugby News: Jake Henry in action for EdinburghJake Henry in action for Edinburgh (Image: SNS)

Henry said: "I’m really happy to be staying with Edinburgh. Being involved at the end of this season has given me huge confidence in myself and my body after a tough start to the year.

“I’m also excited to head down to Coventry. I’ve only heard good things from the boys that have been there before so looking forward to it.”

Henry started his rugby journey at Highland Rugby Club, before featuring before being named in the Scotland squad for the 2020 U20 Six Nations, where he featured against England and Ireland.

The winger then joined the Edinburgh Rugby academy, however a knee injury in training disrupted his early time at the club.

He was later aligned to the Southern Knights in then FOSROC Super6, where outstanding appearances caught the eyes of the Scotland 7s programme.

Henry entered the spotlight in the summer of 2022, when he was selected to play for Team Scotland at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, where he scored a try against Tonga and a hat-trick against Malaysia.

However, his injury luck turned once again after the Games when another knee injury kept him out for more than a year. 

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Edinburgh head coach Sean Everitt added: “Jake has shown a huge amount of character to get himself into the Edinburgh side.

"He showed his potential in the matches away against the Stormers and Sharks, taking his try well in Cape Town under huge pressure.

“The move to Coventry is a great opportunity for him, and a chance to play at a great club in a highly competitive and physical league.”

Meanwhile, Coventry have also confirmed the signing of fly-half Liam Richman from the Heriot's Super Series squad.