Playing squad 2011/2012
Former All Black second row Bryn Evans, 26, is a strong athletic forward who has signed a two year deal with London Irish.
The signing of the Hurricanes lock forward will add further strength to the London Irish pack for this season.
Evans' ability to get around the park and to score tries, whilst also being impressive at lineout and set-piece time makes him a big asset for the Exiles for the next two seasons.
Evans, who played for Hawke's Bay in New Zealand's domestic provincial competition made his All Black debut in the two home series test matches against France in 2009, before a back injury kept him sidelined for the international and domestic (Air New Zealand Cup) campaign.
The New Zealander stands 196cm and weighs 115kg, was signed by the Hurricanes in 2009 after an impressive domestic season with Hawke's Bay where he was the heart and soul of the team that reached the Air New Zealand Cup semi-finals. Evans continued his good form in his rookie Hurricanes season, earning 11 caps including three in the starting XV. In 2010 Evans played in all 13 of the Hurricanes matches including eight starts at lock forward.
Evans played for the Blues in the 2008 Super 14 and has previously represented the New Zealand Secondary Schools in 2002, New Zealand Divisional XV in 2005 and the New Zealand Juniors.
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|04.05.2013||Match Reports||Gutsy Exiles go down fighting at Welford Road|
|03.05.2013||Club News||Skivington to captain Exiles against his former club|
|02.05.2013||Club News||London Irish Golf Day at Burhill|
|20.04.2013||Match Reports||Irish come out on top in battle of Exiles|
|19.04.2013||Club News||Hala’ufia back to face London Welsh|
|13.04.2013||Match Reports||Exeter too strong for Exiles at Sandy Park|
|12.04.2013||Club News||Irish include Ojo and Sinclair for trip to Exeter|
|31.03.2013||Match Reports||Irish and Sale draw in a thriller at Madstad|
|29.03.2013||Club News||Tagicakibau back on the wing against Sharks|
|23.03.2013||Match Reports||Powerful Irish out-muscle Worcester|
|21.03.2013||Club News||Skivington to captain Exiles in St Patrick’s Party|
|02.03.2013||Match Reports||Superb Saints see off Irish|
|01.03.2013||Club News||Fisher in at number 8 for Irish|
|24.02.2013||Match Reports||Irish fight back to claim valuable win|
|22.02.2013||Club News||Hala’ufia and Treviranus back to face Wasps|
|16.02.2013||Match Reports||Bath dominance up front sees them prevail over Irish|
|15.02.2013||Club News||Exiles unchanged for visit to the Rec|
|09.02.2013||Match Reports||Ferocious Irish defence earns victory over Saracens|
|08.02.2013||Club News||Trio back to face Saracens|
|01.02.2013||Match Reports||Irish claim losing bonus point away at Cardiff|
|31.01.2013||Club News||Joseph starts against Cardiff Blues|
|27.01.2013||Match Reports||Yarde hatrick ensures Irish still in LV=Cup semi-final hunt|
|25.01.2013||Club News||Tagicakibau back to face Warriors|
|10.01.2013||Match Reports||Young Exiles front up and claim impressive victory|
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