The 28-year-old established himself as Warren Gatland's key lock forward
at the World Cup.
Hailing his latest signing, Andrew said today: "We have looked at a lot of players and I believe that Andy Perry really fits the bill for what we are looking for in a hard-grafting lock forward
Now in his 11th consecutive year in charge, the lock forward
was to the fore when the Crowtrees outfit rattled up a four-match winning sequence earlier in the season, but was then out with a broken sternum when they lost seven in a row.
The England squad released a statement saying they would accept the verdicts and would now be focusing on their next pool match against Uruguay in Brisbane on Sunday where lock forward
Danny Grewcock will make his delayed World Cup entry.
But Newcastle kept plugging away and were rewarded with a try from lock forward
Stuart Grimes at the death.
Champions LEICESTER had lock forward
Neil Fletcher sent off but still triumphed 18-3 at home to SALE.
Gray, 21, was outstanding throughout Scotland's 34-21 defeat against France, while Ansbro continued to repay head Andy Robinson's faith after being drafted into the set-up during the autumn internationals.
MUNSTER could be about to lose one of their brightest stars with promising lock forward
Ian Nagle poised for a move to Northampton Saints.
Caldy lock forward
Richard Bradshaw said: "Last weekend's game was really tough for both sides with neither giving an inch.
The 42-times capped Wales lock forward
put pen to paper on a deal to take him to Rodney Parade following talks in Newport.
But Nuns moved clear on the hour when lock forward
Ben Griffiths barged his way over and Thomas improved the try with his conversion to put the Division Two side 18-6 in front.
Ben Gulliver lasted just 14 minutes of his comeback game before forced off by another injury in Coventry's 30-29 win over derby rivals Pertemps Bees at the Butts Park Arena.