London Welsh sign Murphy, Hodson, Jones and Skuse

Gus Jones
Gus Jones has played for the England Under-20 side

London Welsh have strengthened their back-row resources for next season with the signings of Kieran Murphy from Brive, Jersey's Ryan Hodson, Gus Jones from Wasps and Bath's Will Skuse.

Number eight Murphy, 27, previously played 41 times for Scarlets while 25-year-old Hodson has played Super Rugby for Melbourne Rebels and Western Force.

Flanker Jones, 21, has also played for Oxford University.

And 23-year-old loose forward Skuse has been with the Bath academy since 2009.

He has made eight Premiership appearances and played in nine Challenge Cup games.