RaboDirect PRO12: Edinburgh sign Wasps hooker Neil Cochrane
Last Updated: 27/01/14 4:56pm
Neil Cochrane on the charge for Wasps
Wasps hooker Neil Cochrane will join hometown club Edinburgh in the summer.
Cochrane, who joined Wasps last year after playing for Watsonians, Boroughmuir, Bedford, Doncaster and Rotherham, is a former Scotland U21 captain.
The 30-year-old told Edinburgh's website: "It's great to fulfil a lifelong ambition to play for the team where I was born and grew up.
"It's taken nine hard years of graft to prove my worth. I never gave up on earning a return to Edinburgh and I'm really excited to join.
"Wasps helped me prove that I was capable of playing at that level, so when Edinburgh came knocking at the door, it was a dream come true."
Edinburgh coach Alan Solomons said: "What's important here is that we have a good Scottish player who has gone away and done it the tough, hard way.
"We've kept a very close eye on Neil who's got talent. It's great to bring a player who's from the region back into the fold.
"He's exceptionally committed to coming here. A guy like that will be massively motivated and I think will add a lot of value to our side."