Former rugby player Thom Evans joins 'Strictly Come Dancing' lineup

Thom Evans attends the Global Gift Celebrity Golf Tournament to help raise money for The Eva Longoria Foundation and Fundacion SOS at La Quinta Golf & Country Club on August 3, 2013
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Former Scotland rugby international Thom Evans is confirmed as the first male celebrity to join the Strictly Come Dancing lineup.

Former Scotland rugby player Thom Evans has been confirmed as the latest celebrity to join the lineup of Strictly Come Dancing.

The 29-year-old, who also works as a model, is the first male face to join the BBC reality television show.

"I'm so happy to be doing the show, I cannot wait to get started," the Daily Star quotes Evans as saying. "I'm really looking forward to my Strictly makeover – bring on Strictly and bring on the spandex!"

Andy Murray's mother Judy has also signed up for the show, along with The Saturdays singer Frankie Sandford and This Morning reporter Alison Hammond.

Judith Murray arrives at 10 Downing Street on July 8, 2013
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