Jersey boost back-row options

JERSEY have signed powerful back-row player Charlie Walker-Blair on a short-term deal for the remainder of the 2012/13 season.

Former Cornish Pirate Charlie Walker-Blair
Former Cornish Pirate Charlie Walker-Blair

JERSEY have signed powerful back-row player Charlie Walker-Blair on a short-term deal for the remainder of the 2012/13 season.

The 24-year-old, a former winger on the books of Premiership club Exeter Chiefs, will be looking to boost Jersey’s bid to retain their RFU Championship status, as well as putting his own career back on track after injury.

While at Exeter, Charlie played for both Taunton and Cornish Pirates as a dual-registered player, and in October 2011 he played for Taunton against Jersey in National Two South, scoring a try in his side’s