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Rabeni's Gloucester move stopped

Seru Rabeni
Rabeni made 62 appearances in five years at Leicester

Former Leicester Tigers centre Seru Rabeni will not be joining Gloucester after failing a medical at Kingsholm.

The 30-year-old, who has a history of knee problems, suffered a cartilage injury while playing for Fiji at the Pacific Nations Cup in June.

Flanker Andy Hazell told BBC Radio Gloucestershire: "It's a shame for Seru but we wish him well.

"As players we've got to move on. We've got a small squad, we'll try and knit together and get some good results."

The Premiership club has had four centres leave this summer.

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Gloucester start their Premiership season against Bath on September 6 and begin their pre-season programme this weekend against the same opposition in a joint testimonial for Hazell and Bath hooker Lee Mears.

Their other two pre-season games are against Connacht and Ospreys.



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