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Jake Kerr arrives on short-term deal

Jake Kerr has agreed a short-term deal with Bristol Bears with immediate effect.

The Scotland international hooker initially linked up with the squad on a trial basis and has now committed until the end of the 2020/21 season.

Previously of Leicester Tigers, the 25 year old earned a 2019 Test cap in the Six Nations win over Italy.

Director of Rugby Pat Lam said: “Jake has impressed us since he arrived at the Bears High Performance Centre on a trial basis in April.

“With Harry Thacker getting closer, but not ready for first team rugby just yet, we needed to bolster our depth in the hooker position ahead of the crucial run-in.

“Jake has settled in well, made a positive impact and he will be available for selection with immediate effect.”


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