13 May 2010

Lauaki not yet confirmed to play in France

6:39 pm on 13 May 2010

The agent for the Chiefs forward Sione Lauaki says the player is yet to sign a deal to play in France.

A report in Europe said French rugby club Clermont had confirmed a deal for one year with the option for a second.

Player agent Bruce Sharrock says they are in negotiations but nothing has been confirmed yet.

The 28-year-old former All Black has had a number of brushes with the law... in his latest he has been charged with careless driving after a car crash in the Waikato last month.

Lauaki is familiar with France having played their in 2000.