After 13 years as Clermont scrum half, Morgan Parra decided to leave the team when their bond ends in June. An emblem of the team and with 71 matches with the France shirt, on the 9th he decided that he wants to try new airs since “a cycle has been completed”.
In statements to L´Équipe, Parra acknowledged that “I received an offer from Clermont to re-sign a month ago.” However, he said that “on monday i announced my decision not to re-sign a contract with Jono Gibbes (the coach) and with President Jean-Michel Guillon. I felt like I had to turn a page, ”said the player.
With 33 years, Parra played for Bourgoin from 2006 to 2009 and then continued his entire career at Clermont and that is why the scrum half clarified that it was his “last chance to meet and experience a different rugby”. Offers for the talented driver will not be long in coming for the upcoming season.
Finally, he made it clear that “I am not leaving at the end of the season due to a disagreement about my contract. The club offered me two years and a reconversion in sports management. It was not for a question of money my decision“.