Clarke Dermody had a remarkable playing career which included playing for every New Zealand age-grade team before being named in the All Blacks and playing three Tests in 2006.
The former front rower captained Southland and played 92 games for the Stags and 44 for the Highlanders.
He headed to Europe in 2007 to play for the London Irish Club and played over 100 games for the club before injuring his back in 2012 and retiring to Invercargill.
Dermody enters his fifth season with the Highlanders in 2018 after spending time in Japan assistant coaching the Sannix Blues and more recently with the Stags in Invercargill.
JW December 17
|2004 - present|
|2006 - 2006|
|2007 - 2012|
|2014 - 2017|