Pirates secure Exeter duo

Cowan-Dickie and Locke agreed to dual registration deals

Last Updated: 12/07/10 9:40am

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Locke: Dual registration

Locke: Dual registration

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Tom Cowan-Dickie and Drew Locke have agreed to join Cornish Pirates on dual registration deals from Exeter.

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Cowan-Dickie, who has been capped at Under-19s Academies level by England, can play across the front row and the 19-year-old will look to further his develop playing in the Championship with the Pirates.

Locke, a 23-year-old who can play in the centres or on the wing, will be used on a game-by-game basis by the Pirates.

Cornish Pirates chief executive Rod Coward said: "We are happy to welcome Tom and Drew as dual-registered players, as it will increase our squad numbers and give us greater strength-in-depth as we believe both young players have potential.

"Tom will train with us and only revert to Exeter if they require him for A team rugby, and Drew will train and remain with the Chiefs and only come here if required for a specific game."

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