Edinburgh Rugby are understood to be on the verge of signing former Junior All Black Robbie Fruean from Bath – subject to medical.
It’s set be new Head Coach Richard Cockerill’s second signing since taking their reigns from acting coach Duncan Hodge, and also his second centre after bringing Mark Bennett over from the Warriors.
This will be welcome news to the capital club faithful who have seen their forward pack dominate over the past few seasons, but have been left wanting when it comes to tries – a paltry 46 were scored over the past season (Glasgow managed 72).
The big back has spent long periods out over the past decade due of a heart issue, but he now looks to be back to fitness and has been in good form for the Somerset side. His pedigree is clear having represented the Crusaders 66 times scoring and 70 points in the process.
But don’t take our word for it, watch some of his highlights:
and we almost forgot to mention, he sure can tackle!
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