Clarke Dermody

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Clarke Dermody
Full name Clarke Dermody
Date of birth (1980-04-22) 22 April 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth Invercargill, New Zealand
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 115 kg (18 st 2 lb) [1]
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Prop
New Zealand No. 1065
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007– EnglandLondon Irish
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2000–2007 New ZealandSouthland 89 (-)
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2004–2007 New ZealandHighlanders 44 (-)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2006 New ZealandNew Zealand 3 (5)

Clarke Dermody (born 22 April 1980 in Invercargill) is a New Zealand rugby union footballer. He plays as a prop. He was first selected for the All Blacks in 2006 for the test series against Ireland and Argentina .

He has played 44 games for the Highlanders in Super Rugby and 89 games for Southland in the National Provincial Championship and Air New Zealand Cup. In 2006, he had 3 test appearances, two of which were against Ireland and then one against England.

Dermody was born in Invercargill, New Zealand, and attended Southland Boys' High School. He plays for Woodlands in the Invercargill premier competition. He is the second Woodlands player who is currently in the All Blacks with Jimmy Cowan. He was not required in the 30 man squad for the 2006 Tri Nations Series.

Recently[when?] he announced that he had signed a two-and-a-half year deal with English club London Irish which he was taking up after the World Cup in November. He is just the latest in a number of New Zealand players exodus after the World Cup.

On the 18 May 2007, Dermody missed out on selection for the All Blacks but was named in the Junior All Blacks for the upcoming Pacific Nations Cup.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby - London Irish". web page. Premier Rugby. Retrieved 7 September 2011. 

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