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Nottingham have added two more Canadian internationals to their ranks. The No 8 Ian Gordon, 30, has more than 30 caps to his credit and the 24- year-old Brian McCarthy, capped twice, plays in the second row.

The Courage League Second Division strugglers Moseley look likely to be docked two points for playing an unregistered player following an about- turn. Moseley have admitted they made an administrative error by playing lock Andy Freke in their defeat at Bedford in November, while he was still registered with his first club Woodrush. English Professional Clubs Ltd announced two weeks ago it would not punish the Midlands side, but the Rugby Football Union's competition sub-committee has now overruled that.