11 Sep 2015

Piutau to play for Wasps

11:13 am on 11 September 2015

The Blues back Charles Piutau has agreed to play for English Premiership side Wasps later this year.

Charles Piutau on Blues duty

Charles Piutau on Blues duty Photo: Photosport

Piutau, who missed out on the All Blacks squad for the World Cup, signed with Irish side Ulster earlier this year.

However Ulster are not in a position to include him on their roster for this season as their foreign allocation is full.

The 23-year-old utility back, who will join the Pro12 side next July, has signed a one-year deal with Wasps.

Piutau played for Auckland and the Blues and has been capped 17 times for New Zealand.

Ulster announced his signing in April in a surprise move, with Piutau expected to re-sign with the Blues and New Zealand Rugby.

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