Pat Cilliers: Nottingham Rugby sign Leicester Tigers prop

Pat Cilliers
Pat Cilliers joined Tigers from French side Montpellier in the summer

South Africa international prop Pat Cilliers has joined Championship club Nottingham on a short-term loan deal from Leicester Tigers.

The 29-year-old, who has won six caps for his country, was signed by Tigers for the start of the season.

But he has struggled with injury and is yet to play for the Welford Road club.

The Green and Whites have also signed centres George Worth and Charlie Thacker, both 20, from the Premiership club on dual-registration forms.

Director of rugby Ian Costello said: "Charlie and George are extremely talented young prospects and will add quality to a young and already exciting backline.

"Pat will add a valuable level of experience that will greatly benefit our front row and will enable us to play off a solid set-piece platform."