All Black prop, Clarke Dermody, will join the club in October. The twenty-seven year old has signed a two year contract and will start with the Exiles at the end of the Air New Zealand Cup tournament.
Dermody was capped by New Zealand last year against Ireland (twice) and England, the latter game was the All Blacks record defeat of their hosts at Twickenham on the 5th November. The prop has made 31 appearances in the Super 12/14 series for Otago Highlanders and 79 for his province, Southland which he captained in 2004.
Dermody is hoping to assist Southland Stags in their efforts to win this year's Air New Zealand Cup competition. before moving to England where he will be accompanied by his wife, Sarah and eight month old son, Carter.
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|Weight:||115kgs / 18st 2lbs|
|Height:||183cm / 6ft 0ins|
|Date of Birth:||22/04/1980|
|Place of Birth:||Gisborne|
|Former Clubs:||, Highlanders, Southland|
|Representative Honours:||Barbarians, New Zealand A, New Zealand Juniors, New Zealand U19|
|Clarke's Club Stats:||This Season||Club Total|
|Clarke's Test Stats:||Win Rate||Total|
|Country||Won: 3 Drawn: - Lost: -||New Zealand|
|Drop Goals||-||International Points||5|