Leicester Tigers have confirmed the signing of Australia international Tatafu Polota-Nau on a 30-month contract.
The 32-year-old has a vast experience in Super Rugby having made 140 appearances with Waratahs and Western Force combined. He has featured for the Wallabies 79 times since his debut in 2005 and has played in two World Cups as well.
Leicester Tigers head coach Matt O'Connor is delighted with his latest signing and is confident that Polota-Nau's experience in Australia will prove handy for the club.
"Taf is a fierce player with a huge amount of experience in Super Rugby and at Test level," said O'Connor.
"Now he is keen to experience rugby in the northern hemisphere and we're delighted that he has chosen to come to Tigers."
Polota-Nau said: "I'm really looking forward to experiencing what northern hemisphere rugby is about.
"To be privileged to do it with one of the most prestigious clubs of the English Premiership, Leicester Tigers - I believe that not only can I further my game individually, but they have the capacity to add plenty more trophies to their illustrious cabinet and history."
Leicester Tigers are currently positioned third in the Aviva Premiership with five wins from seven games.