Rory Burke switches from Munster to Nottingham

Nottingham Rugby have signed Munster prop Rory Burke on a one-year deal
Nottingham Rugby have signed Munster prop Rory Burke on a one-year deal
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RFU Championship club Nottingham has confirmed the signing of prop Rory Burke ahead of the next season.

The 23-year-old will make a switch from Munster after making his full debut against Benetton Rugby at Stadio Monigo which his side went on to win 14-34 and has also represented the Ireland Under-20 team.

Nottingham head coach Ian Costello, who worked with Burke previously with the Thommond Park outfit said the club will be boosted by the signing.

"One of the key targets for us in the off-season was to strengthen our front five.

"We've managed to do that, but we felt that we needed a third quality tighthead there to give us the depth to be competitive throughout the season and Rory very much does that.

"I think he'll benefit hugely from playing 15 to 20 games at this level next season and contribute a huge amount to the squad and the club's ambitions moving forward."

 

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