Richmond Round-up: Lions call up for former Exile

  • “It’s great to get underway!”, new signing Ben Mosses chatted to LSTV this week about settling in at Scottish and getting pre-season started. Check out the video below
  • Matt Williams will be staying with the Exiles for a fourth year, as the club announced the winger had signed a one year contract extension this week. The 28 year old fan favourite has scored 15 tries in 39 appearances for the Scots and will be hoping he can get back to his try scoring best this season, after an injury hit 2016/17 campaign.
  • “I’m very excited about being part of the next chapter.” Incoming Director of Rugby Dave Morris chatted exclusively with LSTV about joining London Scottish, his time with Loughborough and the project that awaits him at the Athletic Ground.
  • Congratulations were in order, as former Exile Tomas Francis was added to the Lions squad as part of Gatland’s controversial call up over the weekend. The Welsh international spent the 2013-14 season with Scottish, before going on to join Exeter Chiefs.
  • Finally, The Exiles claimed their first piece of silverware of the season on Saturday, finishing as champions of the Kew Midsummer Fete Tug of War competition!

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A proud Welshman, James has been writing about sport for over 8 years now, covering rugby union, rugby league and football for a number of publications. He worked in the media departments at a historic non league football club and a Championship Rugby League club, before moving to Scotland to work as a shepherd.Not content with just writing about sport, he spends what little spare time the sheep allow him to coach youth and women's rugby.
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