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.
|Birth name||Clarke Dermody|
|Date of birth||22 April 1980|
|Place of birth||Invercargill, New Zealand|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||115 kg (18 st 2 lb) |
|School||Southland Boys' High School|
|Rugby union career|
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 played for Woodlands in the Invercargill premier competition. He is the second Woodlands player to date who has played for the All Blacks along with Jimmy Cowan.
He was not required in the 30 man squad for the 2006 Tri Nations Series.
In 2007 he announced that he had signed a 2 1⁄2-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.