Woot­ton joins Con­nacht

The Irish Times - - Sports -

Con­nacht have an­nounced the sign­ing of Alex Woot­ton on loan from Mun­ster, with the 25-year-old heading to Gal­way for the 2020-21 sea­son.

Born in Eng­land, Woot­ton is a prod­uct of the Mun­ster academy and has made 39 ap­pear­ances for the prov­ince since his de­but in Sep­tem­ber 2016, scor­ing 13 tries.

The for­mer Ire­land Sev­ens and Un­der-20 player ar­rives at the Sports­ground to bol­ster Andy Friend’s op­tions in the back­line.

On his move to Gal­way, Woot­ton said: “I can’t wait to meet the rest of the squad and be­gin preparatio­ns for what I’m sure will be a very ex­cit­ing sea­son.”

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