Welsh-qualified second rower David Bulbring has signed a deal to join Top League side Kubota Spears following his release from Scarlets.
The former Springbok u20 lock, Bulbring spent three seasons with the Scarlets, making 79 appearances and sharing in the PRO12 title triumph of 2017.
Bulbring joined the Scarlets in 2016, after spells with the Golden Lions, the Southern Kings, the Blue Bulls and twice with the Eastern Province Kings and Southern Kings.
He was one of four players to leave the region at the end of the season just gone and became eligible to represent Wales.
He joins the Spears who have the likes of Duane Vermeulen, Lappies Labuschagne and Louis Fouche on their books.