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London Welsh sign new deal to stay in Oxford
ESPN Staff
April 4, 2014
London Welsh will stay at the Kassam Stadium © Getty Images

London Welsh have signed a new three-year deal to continue playing their home matches at the Kassam Stadium in Oxford.

The club moved there following their promotion to the Aviva Premiership ahead of the 2012-13 season. After their relegation back down to the championship, there were suggestions Welsh would consider moving back to their traditional Old Deer Park home in Richmond but they have decided to continue playing in Oxford.

London Welsh chairman Bleddyn Phillips said: "With the team having secured its place in the Championship semi-finals these are exciting times for both the club, and for Oxfordshire generally, in the realm of rugby. The club is committed to establishing itself as a Premiership club and this is a very important step in that direction.

"We are looking forward to building up and deepening local support in Oxfordshire to help us achieve and continue to play top class rugby in the county, together with maintaining our strong and traditional links with the ever loyal support base from Old Deer Park where the professional team will continue to work and train alongside our amateur and womens teams as well as participating fully in junior rugby at all levels."

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