Scarlets strengthen squad with signing of three players

Scarlets strengthen squad with signing of three players

The Scarlets have further strengthened their squad for the 2019-20 campaign with the signings of second row Danny Drake, scrum-half Dane Blacker and prop Alex Jeffries.



Danny Drake joins from New Zealand provincial side North Harbour.


The 24-year-old lock has been a member of the development and wider squad at Super Rugby side the Blues.


Scrum-half Dane Blacker arrives from Cardiff Blues.
A product of the successful Coleg y Cymoedd, he came through the Academy system at the Arms Park and was capped at Wales U18s and Wales U20s level.


The 20-year-old has played senior rugby for Pontypridd, made his Champions Cup debut as a replacement against Saracens last season and has featured for Wales 7s on the world series circuit.
He has played Guinness PRO14 rugby for the Blues and during a brief loan spell with the Dragons.


Tight-head prop Alex Jeffries makes the short move from the Ospreys.
The 24-year-old made his debut for Newport as a teenager and after impressing for the Black and Ambers in the Welsh Premiership joined the Ospreys in 2016. He is another player who has been capped at Wales U18s and Wales U20s level.
Alex made 18 appearances during his three seasons with the Ospreys, scoring two tries.

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