Matthew Connolly joins Watford on loan from Cardiff City

Matthew Connolly
Connolly has been a regular for Cardiff this season

Watford have signed Cardiff City defender Matthew Connolly on loan until the end of the season.

The 26-year-old has started 22 games - including five of the last six - for the Bluebirds this term.

He will be available for the Championship leaders when they face play-off chasing Ipswich on Saturday.

Connolly joined Cardiff in 2012 from QPR, where he played 125 games, including six appearances in the Premier League.