Saints sign Canadian prop

Date published: December 19 2016

Northampton Saints announced the signing of Canada international prop Jake Ilnicki until the end of the 2016/17 season.

The 24-year-old tighthead has played 18 times for his country, including starting all three of the Canucks’ November Internationals. He has experienced professional rugby across the world, having played for Manawatu in New Zealand’s National Provincial Championship, as well in Australia’s National Rugby Championship and in the inaugural season of the new American professional league.

Ilnicki has arrived at Franklin’s Gardens and will make his club debut in tonight’s Aviva ‘A’ League clash with Leicester.

Photo credit: Northampton Saints website

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