Rees to join Cardiff next season

Cardiff Blues have announced the signing of former Wales captain Matthew Rees on a two-year contract.

Rees, 32, will move to the Arms Park next season after spending nine years with the Scarlets.

The 57 times-capped hooker was a Test player on the 2009 British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa and he is part of the Wales squad currently preparing for this season's RBS 6 Nations Championship.