Wasps sign full-back Southwell after Stade Francais exit

Scotland full-back Hugo Southwell has signed a two-year deal with Wasps after leaving Stade Francais, the Aviva Premiership club have announced.

The 31-year-old, who has won 59 Scotland caps, will join Wasps for the start of the new season after being ruled out of the forthcoming Rugby World Cup.

Changing colours: Southwell has agreed to join Wasps

Changing colours: Southwell has agreed to join Wasps

Former Bristol, Worcester and Edinburgh back Southwell was last week forced to withdraw from Scotland's provisional squad with a knee injury.

He follows James Haskell in moving from Stade to High Wycombe, with the England back row player set to return to Wasps for the 2012/13 season.

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