Leicester prop signs for Leinster

England A prop Ricky Nebbett has signed a one-year deal with Leinster.

England A prop Ricky Nebbett has signed a one-year deal with Leinster.

The 27-year-old tight-head made more than 60 appearances for Leicester Tigers in his four years at Welford Road.

Leinster Chief Executive Mick Dawson said: “Ricky has a wealth of experience at both club and representative level and will add further competition within the squad.”

Nebbett will make his début for Leinster in their pre-season friendly away to Coventry tonight.

Leinster (v Coventry): Conor Kilroy; Fiachra Baynes, Ken Kennedy, Shane Moore (captain), Gareth Hayes; David Hewitt, Eoin Burke; Anthony O'Donnell, David Blaney, Ricky Nebbett, John Duffy, Simon Crawford, Ciaran Potts, Tom O'Donoghue, Kevin Croke.

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