Andy Williams brings plenty of top flight experience to Cardiff.
Scrum-half Andy Williams has joined Cardiff and will be available for their Principality Premiership squad with immediate effect.
The 27-year-old Welsh international, who has won five test caps and toured North America, Argentina and Australia with Wales, has previously played for Bath, the Ospreys and, more recently, Newport Gwent Dragons.
Speaking today, he said, "I am really looking forward to playing some Premiership rugby with Cardiff. It is obviously an exciting time at the club and I have heard a lot of good things about the coaching set-up with Phil Davies there, so I can't wait to get started and back to full match fitness."
Cardiff, who are unbeaten in six league and cup matches in the last two months, play Llandovery at the Arms Park on Saturday (kick-off 2.30pm).
Meanwhile, their home fixture against Aberavon next month has been moved to Friday 13 February (7pm) and they will play Cross Keys at Pandy Park on Tuesday 17 March.
As the countdown continues for RWC2015, Tournament Chief Executive Debbie Jevans visited the Millennium Stadium to discuss preparations for the eight matches and reveal the positive news that 100,000 tickets for games at the home of Welsh rugby have sold in the last seven days.
Jason Harries is targeting a first win on the World Series circuit this season with Wales. The series returns to action this weekend in Dubai where Harries is part of a team hoping to build from its efforts in round one in October.
Wales skipper Jevon Groves says his side have addressed a few points from Gold Coast and aim to 'hit the ground running' in the next two rounds of the World Series, kicking off with this weekend in Dubai before heading off to South Africa next week.
Wales Sevens manager Steff Thomas is hopeful his side can build from a quarter-final spot in the opening round of the World Series in Australia when his side take part in the forthcoming double header in Dubai and South Africa.