London Irish sign McCusker from the Scarlets

Rob McCusker will join London Irish from the Scarlets

English Premiership Rugby Club London Irish have bolstered their back row options
for the upcoming season with the signing of Welsh international Rob McCusker
from the Scarlets.

The 29-year-old has signed a season-long contract with the Exiles and will
join the Club on 1st October.

Rob has six caps for Wales and made his debut against South Africa in June
2010. The Wrexham born forward, who can play across the back row, joined the
Scarlets Academy in 2004 and has gone on to make 135 appearances for the region,
scoring five tries.

Between 2006 and 2008 McCusker played for Wales under 21s and the Wales Sevens
team. He also captained the Scarlets during the 2012/13 and 2013/14 campaigns.

Commenting on the decision to sign Rob, London Irish Head of Rugby Operations,
Glenn Delaney said ,”The opportunity came up and we are delighted that
Rob has chosen to sign for us. He has a huge amount of experience and will add
ballast to our back row. He is a proven leader at Club level and we look forward
to seeing him in action this season.”

Rob McCusker added ,”I spent over 10 years at the Scarlets and have some
great memories to look back on during my time with the Club. I’m hugely excited
about the new challenge at London Irish and I’m eager to get started in what
will hopefully be a successful season.”

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