Shiells signs for Bath

Prop Grant Shiells has signed for Bath, making the move from their Aviva Premiership rivals Newcastle Falcons.

Shiells, 24, who played his club rugby for Kelso prior to turning professional, has been capped at Scotland A, under-19s and under-20s.

He signed for Newcastle Falcons in 2009 and has since made 97 appearances for the Kingston Park club.

Newcastle Falcons director of rugby Dean Richards, said: “Grant is a talented young prop who has regularly shown the strength of his game during his time with us.

“We wish him all the best at Bath, and hopefully for his career with Scotland too.”