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Dragons snap up Charvis
11 August 2006 14:17pm
Newport Gwent Dragons have signed former Wales captain Colin Charvis on a one-year deal.
Dragons coach Paul Turner said: "It was important that we secured the signing of a world class forward and Colin fits that description.
"He is a big, strong forward and is a huge boost for the region. He is a proven leader and has a vast amount of experience.
"It's a huge statement of intent and ambition. I've been talking to Colin over the last two months and I was impressed with his ambition both at regional and international level."
Charvis, who has won 84 Test caps, had seemed set to retire when he was released by the Falcons.
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