Today’s rugby news as Welsh star joins regional rivals and grim aftermath of match violence emerges

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Thomas to join Ospreys
Steffan Thomas is to swap the Scarlets for regional rivals Ospreys at the end of the season.
Since breaking into the senior set-up, Thomas has made 51 appearances for the Scarlets, and has also represented Wales at under-18 and under-2src level.
Speaking on his move, Thomas said: “It’s great to be joining the Ospreys next season. I know a few of the boys down there, including Gareth (Thomas), and they’ve all spoken about the positive atmosphere at the club.
“They’ve obviously got some quality, experienced internationals in their set-up, but outside of that, there are some really promising youngsters coming through which bodes well for the future.”
Head coach of the Ospreys Toby Booth said: “Steffan has shown a strong competitive edge with a want to fulfil his potential. We have a strong emphasis on scrum and lineout and Duncan Jones will undoubtedly be looking forward to developing him in these areas.”
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Welsh duo named to start for Exeter Chiefs
Welsh international duo Christ Tshiunza and Dafydd Jenkins have been named to start for Exeter Chiefs in the Champions Cup this weekend.
Tshiunza, who has just returned from a long-term foot injury, made his comeback in a game against the Royal Navy during the Six Nations. The Cardiff man has been named at openside flanker fo

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