||James Cannon is hugely experienced and had been with Connacht since 2016, making 51 appearances for the Irish giants.
Last season he was at the forefront of their successful campaign in the Pro14, featuring 20 times in the Green shirt.
The 30-year-old, who stands at 6ft 8” started his career with Northampton Saints back in 2007 which included a spell in the Greene King IPA Championship with Bedford Blues.
From there he moved to Wasps where he would spend six years, putting on the Black and Gold kit for 93 appearances during his time there.
On the international front Cannon represented England at Under 20 level back in 2008, and starred in the Grand Slam campaign.