DJ Forbes

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DJ Forbes
Full name Derek Jamie Forbes
Date of birth (1982-12-15) 15 December 1982 (age 31)
Place of birth Auckland, New Zealand
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 103 kg (227 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Flanker
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007
2008–2012
Auckland
Counties Manukau
Sevens national teams
Years Club / team Comps
2006–  New Zealand

DJ Forbes (b. 15 December 1982. Auckland, New Zealand) is a New Zealand Rugby union player who is currently captain of the All Blacks Sevens team. Forbes also plays rugby fifteens as a loose forward for Counties Manukau.[1] His uncle is former Samoan international Peter Fatialofa.

Career highlights[edit]

  • Gold Medal at the Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010
  • NZ Sevens 2010
  • Counties Manukau 2008
  • Auckland NPC 2007
  • Auckland B 2006/05
  • Waitemata Sevens
  • Auckland Sevens 2005, 2006
  • Kelston College First XV 2000

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IRBSevens.com, Q&A: NZ Sevens captain DJ Forbes, March 21, 2012, http://www.irbsevens.com/destination/edition=5/news/newsid=2061528.html

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