Plymouth Albion sign lock Tom Jubb and prop Cameron Zeiss
Plymouth Albion boss James Shanahan has again bolstered his forwards after signing Saracens lock Tom Jubb and prop Cameron Zeiss from French club Tarbes.
Jubb, 21, played under Shanahan in a loan spell at Old Albanians and was dual-registered at Bedford this season.
Plymougth Albion boss James Shanahan on signing Tom Jubb
“After I heard he had been released by Saracens I spoke to him and he was very keen to come to Plymouth Albion.”
South African-born Zeiss, 23, was educated in the UK and played for Esher before moving to France last summer.
Albion have also agreed a new deal for prop Tom Harrison - the eighth forward to sign for the club in the last month.
Cornish Pirates lock Neale Patrick, London Scottish hooker Ted Stagg, Exeter hooker Tom Cowan-Dickie, Loughborough Students' back-row Alistair Bone and props Tom Fidler and Tom Heard have already committed themselves to the Brickfields for the 2014-15 Championship campaign.
Jubb is a former England Under 20s player who made two LV= Cup and one Premiership appearance for Saracens this season.
"Tom is a very good rugby player who, as well as the second row, can also play six and eight," Shanahan said.
"After I heard he had been released by Saracens I spoke to him and he was very keen to come to Plymouth Albion.
"Cameron is a big strong prop who will strengthen our front row.
"He can play on both sides of the front row providing us with more options.
"I did a fair bit of research about him and am pleased he has decided to move to Albion."