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Ben Spencer: Bath confirm England scrum-half among three new signings

Ben Spencer has won four England caps so far, the most recent as a replacement in the 2019 World Cup final defeat by South Africa in Japan

Bath have confirmed Saracens and England scrum-half Ben Spencer will join them next season.

The 27-year-old will move to the Rec on a three-year deal after nine years with Saracens.

Lock Will Spencer, 28, will also return to the club after two years with Leicester and a spell with Worcester.

Bath have also agreed a deal with South African prop Juan Schoeman, 28, who will join from Super Rugby franchise The Sharks.

All three will become Bath players as and when the 2020-21 season begins after Premiership Rugby confirmed its intention to re-start the current season on 15 August following the coronavirus lockdown.

Premiership clubs are set to return to non-contact training on 15 June.

As well as the three signings, Fiji international Josh Matavesi and Cameron Redpath who have both extended their contracts with Bath, having joined on a short-term deals mid-season.

There are also contract extensions for centre Max Clark, scrum-half Max Green and prop Henry Thomas.

The length of Clark and Green’s new deals have not been disclosed while Thomas has signed a one-year extension.

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