Stephen Bachop

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Stephen Bachop
Full name Stephen John Bachop
Date of birth (1966-04-02) 2 April 1966 (age 48)
Place of birth Christchurch, New Zealand
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 92 kg (14 st 7 lb; 203 lb)
School Hagley High School
Notable relative(s) Graeme Bachop (brother)
Nathan Mauger (nephew)
Aaron Mauger (nephew)
Occupation(s) Rugby Coach
Rugby union career
Current status
Position(s) Coach
Playing career
Position Fly-half
New Zealand No. 925
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1986–91
1992–96
1997–98
1998–00
2000–02
Canterbury
Otago
Central Vikings
London Irish
Leeds
80
79

32
42
(-)
(-)

(23)
(52)
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1996
1997–98
Highlanders
Hurricanes
10
21
(10)
(15)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1991–99
1994
Samoa
New Zealand
18
5
(64)
(0)
Coaching career
Years Club / team
2000–02
2002
2003
2004–05
2005-present
Leeds (assistant)
Wellington Lions
Wellington U19
Wellington B (asst.)
International Rugby Academy New Zealand

Stephen Bachop (born 2 April 1966 in Christchurch) is a former rugby player from New Zealand. He is the older brother of fellow All Black Graeme Bachop.

Rugby career[edit]

Bachop had two spells in the National Provincial Championship with each Canterbury and Otago, and also played for the Highlanders in the first Super 12 season in 1996. He then moved north in 1997 and for the next two seasons played with the Central Vikings in the NPC second division and for the Hurricanes in the Super 12.

Bachop had a key role in Otago's back to back wins over the British and Irish Lions in 1993 and the Springboks in 1994.


Bachop is of Samoan,Tahitian and Cook Islands Heritage.

All Blacks statistics[edit]

Tests: 5 (0 as Captain)
Games: 13 (0 as Captain)
Total Matches: 18 (0 as Captain)
Test Points: 0pts
Game Points: 33pts (6t, 0c, 0p, 1dg, 0m)
Total Points: 33pts (6t, 0c, 0p, 1dg, 0m)

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