Brendon O'Connor

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Brendon O'Connor
Full name Brendon Ryan O'Connor
Date of birth (1989-09-11) 11 September 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Gisborne, New Zealand
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 100 kg (15 st 10 lb)
School Gisborne Boys' High School
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Flanker
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2010–11
2013–
Canterbury
Hawke's Bay
17
20
(10)
(40)
correct as of 24 October 2014.
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2012
2013–
Crusaders
Blues
2
25
(0)
(0)
correct as of 13 July 2014.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2009 New Zealand U20 5 (0)
correct as of 14 January 2013.

Brendon O'Connor (born (1989-09-11)11 September 1989) is a New Zealand rugby union footballer who plays as flanker. O’Connor grew up in Hawkes Bay and attended Gisborne Boys' High School. He currently plays for Blues in Super Rugby, having previously played for the Crusaders in 2012.

Career[edit]

O'Connor won the 2009 IRB Junior World Championship with New Zealand Under 20.[1] In 2012 O'Connor was a member of the Crusaders Wider Training Group and made two competition appearances that season. He was signed for the Blues for the 2013 season.[2][3] He also plays for the Hawkes Bay Magpies in the ITM Cup. He had previously played for Canterbury in 2010 and 2011.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brendan O'Connor JWC 2009 Player Profile". IRB. Retrieved 14 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Blues sign two young recruits". Rugby Heaven. Fairfax. 12 September 2012. Retrieved 12 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Brendan O'Connor Blues Player Profile". Blues. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Blues Profile – Brendan Oconnor". Rugby Links. Retrieved 23 January 2013. 

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