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Edwards leaves London Irish

Shaun Edwards Credit: PA

Surrey's London Irish have confirmed that Shaun Edwards consultancy role with the rugby club has ended.

Edwards will now concentrate on his commitments with the Welsh Rugby Union as it prepares for the fourth coming Six Nations Championship and the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

London Irish director Brian Smith said: “I have always been a supporter of Shaun Edwards and that will not change.

"He is a world class defence coach and has put in place structures, strategies and techniques that we will take forward. I will step up on the defensive side for the remainder of this season. We would like to thank him for his efforts over the last six months and wish him well for the future.”

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