After a successful trial, Bath has signed Michael Etete as a lock for the 2022-23 season.
25-year-old second rower who can also be used in the back row has spent three weeks training with the Premiership side.
Etete has been a player for National 1 teams Leeds Tykes RFC and Rams RFC, in the third division in recent seasons.
He also played in the BUCS Super rugby league for Leeds Beckett University RFC.
Johann van Graan (Bath head of rugby) said, “We have been really happy with Michael’s attitude and application so far during pre-season.”
“He has exceptional physical attributes and a strong drive to learn all aspects of his game.”