Tom McCartney

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Tom McCartney
Full name Tom McCartney
Date of birth (1985-09-06) 6 September 1985 (age 28)
Place of birth Auckland, New Zealand
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 104 kg (229 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Hooker / Prop
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007
2007–14
2014–
North Harbour
Auckland
Connacht
6
85
0
(0)
(20)
(0)
correct as of 21 October 2013.
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008–2014 Blues 63 (10)
correct as of 1 June 2014.

Tom McCartney (b. 06/09/1985 in Auckland) is a New Zealand rugby player, who plays at the hooker position for the Blues in Super Rugby.[1]

Career[edit]

McCartney started his professional rugby career in 2007, with a start in the NPC for North Harbour against Thames Valley. In 2008 he was given a place in the Blues squad for a match against the Chiefs.[1] It was April 2009 though, before McCartney got his first Super 14 start (against the Queensland Reds)[2]

In 2014, McCartney signed a three-year deal with Irish Pro12 side Connacht.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Blues rugby team profile
  2. ^ "McCartney elevated to Blues' starting 15". 3 News. 23 April 2009. Retrieved 23 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Tom McCartney signs with Irish side Connacht". The Blues Media Unit (Press release). 17 April 2014. Retrieved 17 April 2014. 

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