Scott Newlands makes Carcassonne move from Oyonnax

Scott Newlands in action for Oyonnax

Scotland Sevens international Scott Newlands has joined French second-tier club Carcassonne after being released by Top 14 outfit Oyonnax.

The 29-year-old back-row forward, who has also played for Scotland A, has signed a two year-contract.

Newlands helped Oyonnax win promotion from the second tier before playing 15 times in the Top 14 and European Challenge Cup.

Oyonnax finished 12th in the Top 14 table last season.

Newlands played for Border Reivers and Edinburgh before heading for France in 2011.