Bill Meakes: Gloucester centre departs to Super Rugby

Bill Meakes
Bill Meakes scored seven tries in his 45 appearances for Gloucester

Premiership side Gloucester have announced that Australian centre Bill Meakes has been released from his contract to move to Super Rugby.

He joined the Cherry and Whites from Clifton Rugby and earned his first professional deal in January 2015.

The 25-year-old is a former Australia Under-20 and sevens international.

"I'll always be grateful to the club for giving me the chance to show what I could do at this level," he told the club website.

"The chance to play Super Rugby is a fantastic one, one that I couldn't refuse and huge thanks to Gloucester for letting me pursue this. I'll be sad to go, but Gloucester and Kingsholm will always be special to me."

It has not been revealed which team that Meakes will be joining.

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