Exiles' forgeign legion grows to 10
TRANSFER NEWS: London Irish has managed to secure the signature of one of the game’s most capped internationals.
Argentina international and former captain Agustin Creevy has agreed to join London Irish with immediate effect.
The former Los Pumas captain made 89 appearances for his country, including playing at two World Cups.
His impressive number of international caps ensures that Creevy is currently the most capped Argentinian international player of all time.
Over half of Creevy’s international appearances saw him captain Argentina, proving his leadership qualities on the highest stage.
The hooker’s career has seen him develop his game in France with Biarritz, Clermont and Montpellier before joining Worcester Warriors. More recently, Creevy has been plying his trade with Super Rugby’s Jaguares, helping the Argentinean franchise to the 2019 Super Rugby Final.
Creevy’s arrival at London Irish sees the Exiles’ amount of different nationalities grow to 10.
The squad currently has players from England, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, Scotland, Fiji, Zimbabwe, Samoa, Tonga and now Argentina.
✍️ | London Irish is delighted to announce that @agustincreevy has agreed to join the club with immediate effect 👊
Most capped @lospumas player of all time and captain for over half of those caps, not a bad CV ey? 😉 🇦🇷
— London Irish (@LiRFC) August 11, 2020
“Agustin comes to London Irish with a fantastic amount of club and international experience,” Declan Kidney, Director of Rugby, said.
“Hopefully he can help to continue the journey that the club is on.
“Creevy said he was looking forward to joining London Irish and playing in England once again.
“Declan spoke very highly of the club, the people and the direction they want to go,”the veteran hooker said.
“I can’t wait to join up with my teammates and to get stuck in.”