11 Aug 2010

Mehrtens signs for third-tier Beziers

7:57 am on 11 August 2010

Former All Black great Andrew Mehrtens has signed a three-year deal with third division French club Beziers.

The 37-year-old's contract with Top 14 outfit Racing-Metro was not renewed after two seasons there. He had previously spent one season with Toulon.

Mehrtens has the possibility of moving into coaching at Beziers, which has a proud history as the winners of 11 French championships.