Welsh International loosehead prop John Yapp has joined London Irish for the 2013/14 campaign on a season loan agreement.
The signing of Yapp adds real strength to the Exiles front row. At 19 stone and 6' 2', the proven set piece operator has amassed 21 caps for Wales and was in their Grand Slam winning RBS 6 Nations championship squad in 2005.
John made over 100 appearances for Cardiff Blues before signing for Rabo Direct rivals, Edinburgh Rugby where he made 21 appearances last season. He was part of the Cardiff Blues side that won the Amlin Cup in 2010.
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