The Sunwolves have secured the services of centre Jason Emery for the 2018 Super Rugby season.
Emery made 34 Super Rugby appearances for the Highlanders between 2013 and 2017, while also playing in two matches for the Māori All Blacks.
The Sunwolves also announced the addition of two other players, Ryuji Noguchi from Tokai University and Atsushi Sakate from the Panasonic Wild Knights.
The Sunwolves kick off their Super Rugby campaign against the Brumbies in Tokyo on 24 February.
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