London Irish confirm Dan Leo signing

Caption:Perpignan's Samoan flanker Dan Leo is tackled by Roddy Grant during the European Cup rugby union match between Edinburgh and Perpignan at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh on January 11, 2014
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London Irish sign Perpignan forward Dan Leo for next season.

London Irish have confirmed the signing of Perpignan forward Dan Leo for next season.

The Samoan international lock, 31, has penned a one-year deal with the Aviva Premiership club.

Leo began his career with London Wasps before moving to France in 2010.

"I'm excited to be moving back to England to join London Irish," he told the club's official website.

"I always enjoyed playing in the Premiership and I'm excited to go back to compete in that competition again. Irish are building nicely for the future it I'm looking forward to being part of it."

Irish return to action on Sunday when they entertain Newcastle Falcons in the Aviva Premiership.

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