Former Munster player Francis Saili joins Harlequins.
Francis Saili has signed for Harlequins. Speaking at the announcement, Harlequins Director of Rugby, John Kingston, said:
“I am absolutely delighted to confirm that Francis is joining Harlequins on a long-term contract.
“He is a high class, quality player who is comfortable at either 12 or 13.
“Alongside his obvious talent, he will help balance the squad further by being available for us all season, which is just as important, given our ambitions as a club.
“Francis is an extremely exciting signing who I know our fans will really enjoy watching.”
Saili, 26, joins Harlequins from Munster Rugby, spending two seasons in the Province after three years playing for the Blues in Super Rugby.
Speaking to Harlequins Rugby about his move Saili said:
“It’s been a privilege of mine to be part of Munster Rugby for the last two seasons, however, the opportunity that lies ahead to be a part of a prestigious club like Harlequins is a great honour.
“I’m looking forward to a new challenge in the Premiership under the direction of the coaches and alongside my new team. Harlequins has a rich heritage and strong tradition and I look forward to being part of an ongoing legacy which the Club continues to uphold.
“From my first conversation with John Kingston there was the reassurance needed for my partner and I that the move to Harlequins would be the step in the right direction going forward for my career overseas. I believe the influence of Harlequins as an organisation will continue to grow and improve my game.”
Best of luck to Francis Saili in his new club.