Nemani Nadolo to join Montpellier on three-year deal in 2016

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Fiji winger Nemani Nadolo has agreed to join Montpellier on a three-year contract, the Canterbury Crusaders have confirmed.

It was announced earlier on Monday that Nadolo would be leaving Super Rugby at the end of the 2016 season, with France his anticipated destination.

The 27-year-old spent the 2010-11 season with Bourgoin and is excited by the prospect of heading back to Europe.

"I am hugely grateful for my time at the Crusaders and I can't wait to get into the 2016 season," Nadolo told the Crusaders' official website. "I have learnt so much here and really developed my game thanks to the support and advice from the coaches and other team staff here at the BNZ Crusaders.

"I honestly never thought, before getting offered a position with the Crusaders, that I would get to play Super Rugby again. So making the decision to leave a team that has given me that opportunity and shown such faith in me was definitely not an easy one to make.

"I am excited about living in France again and about the opportunity that Montpellier Club have presented. But I still have a season to go here first and I intend to make my last season here a great one and leave on a high note."