Harry Lloyd is bound for the west coast for the second time in his career with the Canberra junior returning to the Western Force.
The 26-year-old prop has signed a one-year deal with the Force to continue his Super Rugby career after two seasons with the ACT Brumbies.
Lloyd spent two years with the Force prior to joining the Brumbies, making 24 appearance for the club during its Super Rugby exile.
Now he says he returns to Perth a better player as the club sets its sights on a possible trans-Tasman competition.
"It's incredible. I really enjoyed my time at the Force in 2018 and 2019 and it was a very difficult decision to leave in the first place, so I'm looking forward to being back," Lloyd said.
"I'm a much better player than when I was last at the Force. There's a lot of experienced players at the club and I want to help build on the foundations that have been set the last two seasons in Super Rugby.
"I can't wait to be a part of the tight-knit squad and contribute to the club growing after the success they achieved this year."
Lloyd joins fellow Brumbies Issak Fines-Leleiwasa, Bayley Kuenzle, Reece Tapine, and Reesjan Pasitoa in linking up with the Force for 2022.
But the group are set to play out the remainder of the John I Dent Cup campaign with their respective clubs before flying to Perth.
Lloyd will lace up the boots for a Wests outfit featuring Test-capped duo Tom Wright and Folau Fainga'a against the Canberra Royals on Saturday.
"He's a really strong clubman that brings further Super Rugby experience to the squad. It's exciting to have him return to WA," Force coach Tim Sampson said.
"He is very technically talented in the scrum and he's very mobile, which is so important for modern-day props."
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