Cardiff Blues announce signing of Matthew Rees

Rees to join Cardiff Blues
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Cardiff Blues announce that hooker Matthew Rees will leave Scarlets for Arms Park next season.

Cardiff Blues have announced that Wales and Lions hooker Matthew Rees will move to Arms Park next season.

The 32-year-old has decided to end his time with the Scarlets and begin a new "challenge" by signing a two-year contract with the Blues.

"Leaving the Scarlets has been a tough decision to make after being there for so many years," Rees told Cardiff's official website.

"The Scarlets is where I established myself as a player however I feel that this is the right decision at this point in my career.

"For me personally, I feel that moving to the Blues will provide me with a fresh, new challenge that I am ready to tackle."

Rees has so far earned 57 caps for Wales.

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