7 Jun, 15:39
ERC can confirm that the Federation Française de Rugby (FFR) has withdrawn its application to host the 2014 Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup finals, due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the availability of the Stade de France.
Thirby was a member of the England Commonwealth Games team last summer, and was a member of the England side who won the Hong Kong Sevens earlier this season.
He has spent three years at Bath rugby following a move from Saracens. Before that he played for Redruth in his native Cornwall.
Tykes Director of rugby Phil Davies said: "Rob is a very exciting player, anyone who has seen him play for Bath or England will agree.
"I am delighted that Bath have allowed him to come to us for a month, Diego Albanese and Gordon Ross are both on international duty during November so he will be a valuable addition to the squad."
Leeds resume their assault on the PARKER PEN CHALLENGE CUP on Saturday, December 6 away to Pontypridd.