Northampton Saints sign James Wilson

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

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

"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."

– Jim Mallinder, Saints director of rugby