Craig Clare

Craig Clare

As an exciting prospect, Craig Clare began his career at Manawatu in 2003. He moved down south to push for Highlanders selection in 2005. Clare played five games for the Highlanders before a devastating compound fracture in his leg saw him miss the next two years to recovery. He came back to the Turbos in 2010 after a stint overseas, playing 44 games Craig then went on to play overseas once more.


  • Position: Fullback
  • Number of Manawatu Games: 44
  • High School Club: Palmerston North Boys High School
  • Manawatu Club: Feilding Yellows


  • Nationality: New Zealand
  • Date of Birth: 19 August 1984