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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|Weight:||118kgs / 18st 8lbs|
|Height:||188cm / 6ft 2ins|
|Date of Birth:||09/04/1983|
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|Former Clubs:||Tuggeranong, Edinburgh Rugby, Melrose, Cardiff, Cardiff Blues, Glamorgan Wanderers, Llantwit Major, Pontypridd|
|Representative Honours:||Barbarians, Wales U19, Wales U21|
|John's Club Stats:||This Season||Club Total|
|John's Test Stats:||Win Rate||Total|
|Country||Won: 14 Drawn: - Lost: 7||Wales|
|Drop Goals||-||International Points||-|