Ryan Crotty

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Ryan Crotty
Full name Ryan Stevenson Crotty
Date of birth (1988-09-23) 23 September 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Nelson, New Zealand
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 92 kg (203 lb)[1]
School Shirley Boys' High School
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Inside Centre
New Zealand No. 1124
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008– Canterbury 54 (55)
correct as of 19 October 2014.
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2009– Crusaders 81 (60)
correct as of 3 August 2014.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008
2013–
New Zealand U20
New Zealand
5
13
(5)
(5)
correct as of 23 November 2014.

Ryan Stevenson Crotty (born (1988-09-23)23 September 1988) is a New Zealand rugby union footballer. He plays as a midfield back for the Crusaders in Super Rugby[2] and Canterbury in the ITM Cup.

He made his debut for the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, in the 47–29 win against Australia in Sydney on 17 August 2013. He scored the match winning try against Ireland at the end of the All Blacks Northern Tour to secure a 100% match winning year for the team.

In the 2014 Super Rugby season, Crotty took over as captain for many of the games due to captain Kieran Read being injured.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://stats.allblacks.com/asp/Profile.asp?ABID=1124
  2. ^ Smith, Tony (21 March 2012). "Crusaders' Ryan Crotty ready to step up". Rugby Heaven. Fairfax. Retrieved 7 July 2012. 

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