Versatile Toulouse forward Grégory Lamboley will move to current Top 14 leaders La Rochelle next season.
Lamboley, who can play in the second row or back row, has previously spent his entire career with the four-time European champions, winning three Top 14 titles (2008, 2011 and 2012) and three European Cups (2003, 2005 and 2010).
The 32-year-old has vast experience of Top 14 and European rugby, with 293 appearances in the league and another 78 matches in Europe.
Lamboley has signed a two-year contract with La Rochelle and will arrive after 17 seasons with Toulouse, having come through the club’s academy.
He was last capped by France in 2010 and made 14 appearances for his country.