Pau announce Slade signature

Date published: April 13 2015

Pau have confirmed the signing of All Black and Crusaders fly-half Colin Slade, who will join the newly-promoted Top 14 outfit from next season.

The 27-year-old has signed a three-year contract and will link up with New Zealand international team-mate Conrad Smith at the club for 2015/16.

"This recruitment once again underlines the club's ambition," said Pau head coach Simon Mannix on the wealthy club's official website on Monday.

"Colin Slade is one of the top ten in the world who has reached his peak at 27 years of age. For me, Colin is a really, really good all-round player and a really nice young man off the pitch.

"I can tell you that he's arriving at Pau in a very good state of mind and is a player can only pull the team higher."