Wales prop Adam Jones signs for Cardiff Blues

Adam Jones of Wales during the RBS Six Nations match between Wales and Italy at the Millenium Stadium on February 1, 2014
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Wales international prop Adam Jones signs a one-year deal with Cardiff Blues after ending his 11-year association with Ospreys at the end of last season.

Experienced Wales international prop Adam Jones has joined Cardiff Blues on a one-year contract.

The 33-year-old, who has been capped 95 times by his country and been on two British and Irish Lions tours, left Ospreys after 11 years at the end of last season.

He had been expected to rejoin them once the dispute between the Welsh Rugby Union and the four Welsh regions had been settled, but Jones has instead joined the capital outfit.

He wrote on Twitter: "Delighted to have signed for the @cardiff_blues - exciting times! Loved every minute playing for the @ospreys the last 11 years - it's been ace!"

Jones has been training with boyhood club Neath to maintain his fitness while his future has been in limbo.

Wales' Nicholas Griffiths runs with the ball during the rugby match between Wales and Georgia at the 'Seven's Grand Prix Series' rugby tournament at the Matmut Stadium in Lyon on June 9, 2013.
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