|Full name||Alan Phillip Rushton|
|Position||Hooker, Prop, Second-row|
Originally a second-row, Rushton moved to prop and then to hooker as his career evolved.
Rushton was a Canterbury and South Island representative and was part of the Canterbury side that defeated Auckland 15-14 in 1975. He was first selected for the New Zealand Kiwis in 1977 for the World Cup. Rushton went on to play 28 matches for New Zealand, including in thirteen test matches between 1977 and 1981.
Rushton captained Canterbury in six matches in 1980. He was a Kiwi from the Eastern Suburbs and Hornby clubs and played for Linwood in 1986.