Jonny Gray to leave Glasgow Warriors for Exeter Chiefs

Scotland forward Gray will join international team-mate Stuart Hogg at the Premiership club.

Glasgow and Scotland forward Jonny Gray is to join Exeter at the end of the season.

The 25-year-old will link up with international team-mate Stuart Hogg at the English Premiership club.

Gray has played 108 times for Glasgow, scoring ten tries to date, and was part of the squad which won the PRO12 trophy in 2015.

He said: “Leaving Glasgow will be tough. I love Glasgow and I’m so grateful to the club and so many people associated with the club for all they have done during my time here.

“I see the move not only as a chance to experience something new, but at the same time it’s a chance for me to develop myself, not only as a player, but as a person.

“Without doubt this was one of the toughest decisions I’ve ever had to make – and I will be giving everything between now and the end of the season to ensure my time here finishes on a high.”

Speaking before the announcement, Glasgow coach Dave Rennie said “No one’s here forever.

“For a lot of those guys it’s a great opportunity. A chance to set themselves up for life.

“The good thing over here you can still play for Scotland. In the southern hemisphere you know if you leave the shores you’re not going to be an All Black so they get the best of both worlds.”

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