Charles Piutau: Wasps sign Ulster-bound All Black

Ulster-bound All Black Charles Piutau signs short-term deal with Wasps
Charles Piutau will begin his two-year deal with Ulster next summer

Ulster's new All Blacks signing Charles Piutau has agreed a one-season deal with English Premiership side Wasps.

The 23-year-old utility back, who will join the Pro12 side next July, will play for Wasps in 2015-16 after being omitted from New Zealand's World Cup squad.

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

Piutau, who played for Auckland Blues, has won 17 New Zealand caps.

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

Charles Piutau timeline
1991: Born Salesi Tu'ipulotu Piutau in Auckland
2010: Represented Tonga at Junior World Championship
2011: Top try-scorer in New Zealand's Junior World Championship-winning team
2013: Made his All Blacks debut against France

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