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Saints sign former Highlanders centre

Kiwi Centre James Wilson joins Saints Credit: Jon Buckle/EMPICS Sport

Northampton have signed former Bourgoin, Highlanders and Chiefs centre James Wilson.

The 28-year-old New Zealander, who stands 6ft 5in tall and weighs 14st 6lbs, can also play fly-half and full-back.

Jim Mallinder, Saints Director of Rugby said: "James is an experienced player who has shown his abilities on both sides of the world.

He reads a game well, brings other players around him into the play and has a strong kicking game too."

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