Former All Black joins Clermont

2015-06-15 10:57
Hosea Gear (AFP Photo)

Clermont-Ferrand - Losing Top 14 and European Cup finalists Clermont on Monday announced the signing of ex-All Black wing Hosea Gear on a two-year contract.

The 31-year-old, capped 14 times by New Zealand, joins the French club from Super Rugby outfit, the Chiefs.

Gear has some experience in France, having played one season, 2013/14, for Clermont's rivals Toulouse.

Clermont said their recruitment drive for next season was now over, having already signed wings David Strettle and Adrien Plante, flank Camille Gerondeau, lock Flip Van der Merwe and fullback Scott Spedding, while wing Waisake Naholo was still to sign his deal.

Read more on:    hosea gear  |  rugby

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Did Stormers and Springboks lock Pieter-Steph du Toit deserve to be named SA Rugby Player of the Year?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.