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Waratahs No.9 McKibbin to join London Irish

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English Premiership Rugby club London Irish have announced that they have signed
Waratahs 2014 Super Rugby winning No.9 Brendan McKibbin on a two-year deal.

McKibbin was part of the Waratahs squad that were crowned Super Rugby Champions
last season and has 63 Super Rugby caps to his name.

Formerly of the Queensland Reds, Scotland born McKibbin made his debut for
the New South Wales outfit in 2011 and went on to become their first choice
scrum half amassing 234 points for the side in 59 appearances.

Commenting on his decision to sign for London Irish Brendan, who is also a
proven goal kicker, said,”I am delighted to be joining the Club. I spoke
at length with Bob Casey and I am looking forward to be a part of the set up.

“The facilities are hugely impressive and I’m really excited by the direction
the Club is looking to go in.”

London Irish Operations Director Bob Casey added, “Brendan is a top class
player and a real leader on and off the field. We have plenty of quality in
the scrum half position and Brendan joining will only strengthen that competition.

“He has a great work rate, comes from a winning environment and knows
what it takes to win trophies. “

“We look forward to him being a key part of London Irish as we look to
achieve bigger and better things.”

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