The Zimbabwe-born front-rower joined Welsh at the start of the 2016 season and made 13 appearances for the club including a Championship outing against Irish in October.
In January 2017, London Irish confirmed to have secured the services of the former England Students tight-head from London Welsh initially until the end of the 2016/17 season, but he agreed a new deal following a series of impressive performances.
Chawatama was named Zimbabwe Sports Personality of the Year in 2017.
In May 2019, he signed a new deal to remain at London Irish following the conclusion of the 2018/19 campaign.
(LS May 2019)
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|2016 - 2020