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Edinburgh sign prop Marfo from Bath

Prop Darryl Marfo has joined Edinburgh Rugby from English Premiership side Bath on a one-year deal.

The loosehead, 26, made three appearances for Bath since joining the club in January of this year having previously plied his trade at London Welsh and Harlequins.

Born in London, Marfo qualifies to play for Scotland through his Ayrshire-born mother.

Marfo said “I’m massively excited to be joining Edinburgh this season and do my bit to make the club as successful as possible.

“The Edinburgh front row is talked about in such high regard in rugby circles, so it’s great to have the opportunity to be around those guys. Hopefully I can contribute towards making that unit stronger.

“It seems to be a really exciting time at the club and I can’t wait to get cracking.”

Head Coach, Richard Cockerill, said: “Darryl is a big, powerful scrummager and carrier of the ball.

“He has plenty of promise, and we look forward to seeing him compete for a spot in the coming season.”

JAMES LARSSON

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