Updated: Tuesday, 22 July 2014 18:50 | By Agence France-Presse

Taele signs for Bayonne rugby club

New-Zealand born Samoan international Pelu Taele has signed for two seasons with Top 14 outfit Bayonne from relegated Biarritz, his new club confirmed on Tuesday.

Taele signs for Bayonne rugby club

Biarritz's flanker Pelu Taele (centre) vies with Racing's winger Sireli Bobo (right) of Fidji and French scrum-half Sebastien Descons during the French Top 14 rugby union match at the Aguilera stadium in Biarritz on February 23, 2013 - by Gaizka Iroz

Taele passed his medical on Monday evening and will join his new teammates at a training camp at Hagetmau in southwest France later on Tuesday.

The 32-year-old second row forward had been with Biarittz since 2009 after previously playing for Saracens, Parma and Leeds Tykes.

He played just eight matches last season, the last against Bayonne in September 2013 during which he was sent off.

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