Beauden Barrett

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Beauden Barrett
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Full nameBeauden John Barrett
Date of birth (1991-05-27) 27 May 1991 (age 27)
Place of birthNew Plymouth, New Zealand
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight91 kg (14 st 5 lb; 201 lb)
SchoolFrancis Douglas Memorial College
UniversityMassey University
Notable relative(s)Kane Barrett
Jordie Barrett
Scott Barrett (brothers)[1]
Rugby union career
Position(s) First five-eighth, Fullback
Current team Taranaki, Hurricanes
All Black No. 1115
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010– Taranaki 26 (191)
2011– Hurricanes 112 (1,118)
Correct as of 20 July 2018
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011 New Zealand U20 5 (22)
2012– New Zealand 73 (595)
Correct as of 25 November 2018
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
2010 New Zealand 2
Correct as of 20 May 2018

Beauden John Barrett (born 27 May 1991) is a New Zealand rugby union player. He plays in the first five-eighth position for Taranaki and the Wellington based Super Rugby side, the Hurricanes, and for New Zealand's national team the All Blacks.[2] He was a key member of the 2015 Rugby World Cup winning team. Barrett also plays fullback and wing as demonstrated with Taranaki and the All Blacks. Barrett won the World Rugby Player of the Year award in 2016 and 2017, having also been a nominee for the award in 2018, and is only the second player to win the award in back-to-back years, after former teammate Richie McCaw.

Barrett has played at under-20 and Sevens levels for New Zealand before being called into the All Blacks' training squad in May 2012 and made his international debut as a replacement in the final test against Ireland in Hamilton, when he kicked nine points, on June 23, 2012. He debuted for Taranaki in 2010, and debuted in Super Rugby with the Hurricanes in 2011.

Barrett holds the world record for consecutive wins since his first test (19 wins from 19 tests).[3]

Early life[edit]

Barrett was born in New Plymouth to parents Robyn and Kevin Barrett. He grew up on a farm in Pungarehu, a small town in South Taranaki near Opunake, with his seven siblings. He has four brothers and three sisters, including Kane, a former Blues representative and Taranaki captain and current All Blacks, Scott and Jordie. Barrett spent a year in Ireland when he was eight years old. He attended St Fiach's National School in Ballinacree, where he and his brother Kane learned how to play Gaelic football. He played for the Rahotu and Coastal Rugby clubs throughout his early childhood rugby, whilst he also represented Francis Douglas Memorial College in New Plymouth, alongside All Black teammate Liam Coltman, where he excelled in its first XV.[4]

Barrett came to the attention of national selectors at the age of 19, after he was selected in the New Zealand Sevens team for the final two legs of the 2010 IRB Sevens World Series in England and Scotland and debuted for Taranaki in the ITM Cup against Northland.[5]

Playing career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Barrett made his debut for Taranaki in the 2010 ITM Cup competition, coming on as a replacement against Northland.[6] The 19-year-old had made a huge impression in his opening season for the province, especially in his ability to attack the line and create space which saw him named most promising player of the year. Barrett soon enough caught the eyes of coaches, after a solid performance against Manawatu. Coming off the bench to score a 65-metre solo try that secured his side a bonus point win with 10 minutes to play. Barrett's try, his third of the season, helped Taranaki to their eighth win of the season, maintaining their position in the top four.[7]

With his season over with Taranaki, it left Barrett with tough decisions to make on his Super Rugby future. Weighing up whether to take up a wider training group contract with the Hurricanes or look at other offers, including one from the Blues. Barrett decided to opt with the Hurricanes to become a Hurricanes wider squad member in 2011 after turning down the offer from the Blues.[8] He was called up by the Hurricanes before the side's 2011 tour to South Africa where he saw time off the bench, earning his first four Hurricanes caps. He made his debut in a 50–47 win over the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein, a match that saw the Hurricanes prevail on full-time with a try to lock Jeremy Thrush that Barrett converted.[9]

In his second season with the Taranaki squad for the 2011 ITM Cup, Barrett scored 90 points for the season, including an ITM Cup record after he kicked nine penalties in a 39–33 win over Bay of Plenty.[10] With Barrett playing, Taranaki finished a respectable third placing in the ITM Cup and was instrumental in securing his side the Ranfurly Shield off Southland. Barrett was crowned Taranaki best back of the year for his efforts.[11]

2012–13[edit]

In 2012, Barrett began with his first Super Rugby match-day start with the Hurricanes against the Stormers. He produce a man of the match performance during a 39–26 loss. Barrett lead effectively with two try assists, one for second five Tim Bateman and another for reserve hooker Motu Matu'u that was latter disallowed by the television match official. He scored one himself and landed all of his six attempts at goal.[12] Barrett also celebrated a record-setting display of goal kicking during the Hurricanes' 66–24 win over the Melbourne Rebels. It saw his 21 points break several franchise records previously held by Jon Preston, including his 1997 mark of 152 points for the season. He landed all nine of his conversion attempts, eclipsing the previous mark of six shared by Christian Cullen, Willie Ripia and Jimmy Gopperth. It was only the second time the Hurricanes have scored nine tries in a match and their total of 66 bettered the 64 scored against Northern Transvaal in 1997.[13]

In June 2012, Barrett was named in the All Blacks squad for the Irish tour of New Zealand.[14] Barrett's Test debut was a memorable one; the first five-eighth coming off the bench after 24 minutes and helping the All Blacks contribute 9 points to a record 60–0 win over the Irish. He went on to play five Tests in 2012.

Due to his international duties, Barrett appeared only four times in 2012 for Taranaki, recording a respectable 60 points. He began the season with a win over Bay of Plenty, whilst scoring a 70-meter intercept try and converting all his goals.[15] Barrett was then released from New Zealand national coach Steve Hansen to start in his first run-on against Wellington since Taranaki's successful Ranfurly Shield defence against Tasman on 1 September.[16] He also featured in 2012 rugby semifinals, when Taranaki took on Canterbury. The match had to go into extra-time after a 27-all draw at full time.[17]

In 2013, Barrett represented the Hurricanes in his third Super Rugby campaign and finished with 186 points for the year.[18] He found his best form of the season playing majority in the number 10 position but was switched to fullback now and then throughout the season after he showed his versatility for the Hurricanes in the position that year.[19] With his international commitments, Barrett was kept from running out for Taranaki. Although he did feature at the launch of the sides 2013 alternative rugby jersey revealing.[20]

Barrett returned to international rugby in 2013, being named in the All Blacks squad for the French tour of New Zealand.[21] Barrett was a key player, playing in the historic 30–0 victory over France, scoring his first test try, which was subsequently voted International Rugby Players' Association's Try of the Year for 2013.[22][23]

2014–15[edit]

Barrett ended speculation concerning his future by signing a two-year contract extension with the Hurricanes in 2014. The then 23-year-old only signed a 12-month deal the previous year after reportedly almost joining the Blues.[24] Along with Julian Savea, he started all sixteen matches for the Hurricanes and by early April, in the 2014 Super Rugby season, Barrett had already scored 100 points.[25] He finished the season scoring 209 points.

In June 2014, Barrett featured in all of the three Tests against England starting on the bench, in the mid-year Test series. He played in the opening 2 Bledisloe Cup Test games against Australia starting from the bench in August.[citation needed]

Barrett after the England test in Dunedin, 2014.

In September 2014, Barrett got the opportunity to start in the All Blacks No. 10 jersey for the first time in his career. He played against Argentina at McLean Park in Napier following an injury to Aaron Cruden.[citation needed] Despite having a tough night with his goal-kicking, succeeding with only one from five attempts, he produced a strong 55-minute performance and were involved in setting up the team's three tries. He was then subbed-off by Colin Slade in the 55th minute. The following week, he was benched for the home-game clash against South Africa and came on to replace Aaron Cruden in the 58th minute of the All Blacks' 14–10 win over South Africa, kicking a successful penalty goal.

Following Cruden's boozy night out and off-field drama, Barrett got more opportunity to start in the All Blacks No. 10 (Fly Half) role, starting for the last two Tests of the Rugby Championship. He guided the All Blacks to a third straight Rugby Championship Title in the All Blacks' 34–13 win over Argentina in La Plata and then featured in the 25–27 loss to South Africa in Johannesburg. He finished the Rugby Championship with 30 points (6 conversion goals and 6 penalty goals) as 5th highest point-scorer (behind teammate Aaron Cruden with 37 points).

On 18 October 2014, despite Cruden returning to the team squad for the third Bledisloe Cup match in Brisbane, coach Steve Hansen selected Barrett to start at No. 10 for the team's clash against the Wallabies. He played for 72 minutes, kicking 3 goals from 4 attempts and produced a strong performance, before being replaced by Colin Slade. The All Blacks won the game 29–28. Barrett was selected for the 2015 Rugby World Cup, starting in one fixture against Namibia, and coming off the bench to cover wing and fullback in the rest.

In 2015, Barrett had a couple of injuries throughout the Hurricanes 2015 season. He first had a frustrating month of rehabilitation for a knee injury suffered against the Crusaders on 2 May after Barrett's scans revealed a grade-two tear of the medial collateral ligament (MCL) in his right knee.[26] He had been ruled out of the Hurricanes' Super Rugby derby match against the Chiefs with a calf strain.[27] Barrett returned to Hurricanes just in time for the 2015 Super Rugby final in which the Highlanders created an upset and heaped heartbreak on the Hurricanes with a 21–14 win in Wellington.

He returned to Taranaki in 2015, after missing the 2013 and 2014 seasons for the province after featuring at first five-eighth against Otago in round three of the competition. His performance didn't go unnoticed after a break, from set play, saw him break the Otago line with ease, and speed, to find wing Jackson Ormond in support to take his pass for the opening try in the 12th minute. With three minutes left in the first half, he sized up his options perfectly again to slip a kick across field where right wing Codey Rei was waiting in clear space to secure the ball and score.[28]

All Black Head Coach, Steve Hansen, selected Barrett for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. Barrett started in one fixture against Namibia, and coming off the bench to cover wing and fullback in the rest. On 31 October 2015, Barrett scored the final try in the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final match against Australia, having been substituted on for the injured Nehe Milner-Skudder. Dan Carter converted his try to make the final score 34–17.

2016–17[edit]

In 2016, Barrett scored the most individual points that season with 223, in addition he was the only player in the 2016 Super Rugby season to surpass 200 points. He was named man of the match in the Super Rugby final, scoring 15 points as the Hurricanes beat the Lions 20-3 to win their first title.

During the Wales tour to New Zealand, Barrett came off the bench in the second test after Aaron Cruden was injured, he scored 11 points in the second test which New Zealand won 36-22. Barrett started in the final test against Wales; he was praised heavily for his 26-point haul in a 46-6 demolition of a tired Wales side.

Due to his superb form for the Hurricanes and against Wales during their tour; Barrett supplanted an injury-plagued Aaron Cruden at fly-half for the 2016 Rugby Championship. He seemed to cement his position as New Zealand's first choice fly-half as New Zealand beat Australia by a record 42-8, away; he followed this with another 29-9 victory over Australia in round 2. Barrett only seemed to get better as the Rugby Championship continued as New Zealand comfortably beat Argentina 57-22 and South Africa 41-13, winning the Championship with two rounds to spare. Barrett finished as the highest point scorer of the tournament, scoring 81 points across the 6 matches played. Barrett supplanted Aaron Cruden as New Zealand's first-choice by the end of the competition and carried on being a regular starter in the end of year tour.

Barrett managed to convert his brother Scott Barrett's first test try in the All Blacks' 40-29 loss against Ireland in November, after Scott scored on debut.

Barrett won the award for World Rugby Player of the Year, later in the year, beating teammate Dane Coles to the award and becoming the next All Blacks player after Dan Carter to win that award. Barrett's 95-meter individual try against France in New Zealand's final match for the year saw Barrett overtake Ben Smith as the second to highest try scorer in the All Blacks for the year, scoring 9 tries throughout the calendar year, having doubled his career total. Barrett finished behind winger Israel Dagg, who scored 10 tries that year.

Barrett played in most Hurricanes fixtures, during the 2017 Super Rugby season, but lent his kicking duties to younger brother, Jordie Barrett, during the season due to a leg problem. Despite this, Barrett still scored 58 points in the season. Barrett's discipline was also notably off, with Barrett ending the season as the most-carded player of the year. Barrett received four yellow cards, as well as a red card during the season. Barrett earned this red card, which was the first of his career, for being awarded two yellow cards against the Waratahs, having performed a deliberate knock-down and an offside against the Waratahs.[29]

Barrett was selected for the All Blacks' 33-man squad to face Manu Samoa and the British and Irish Lions in 2017. His brothers Scott and fellow Hurricane Jordie were selected too. This meant the Barrett family were the first to have three siblings selected for the same All Blacks squad. Barrett scored 24 points including two tries in his 50th test match, against Samoa, on 16 June 2017, which was also his brother Jordie's debut. Although Beauden and Jordie weren't on the pitch at the same time, Scott shared game time with both of them.

Barrett went on to score 41 points in the three tests against the British and Irish Lions, being the highest points scorer of the series. The All Blacks drew the series with the Lions, with Barrett missing three of his ten kicks during the second test of the series.

Barrett was retained as a regular starter for the 2017 Rugby Championship, despite calls from the public to replace Barrett with outstanding Highlanders first-five Lima Sopoaga. Barrett was named as the All Black Vice-Captain, for the rest of 2017, replacing Ben Smith who took a sabbatical leave. In the final match of the Rugby Championship against South Africa, Barrett was subbed off after only 33 minutes for a concussion test, being replaced by Lima Sopoaga. The All Blacks went on to win 25-24 after Barrett failed to make it back on the field.

Barrett returned from concussion to Captain the All Blacks for the first time, in a 31-22 win, over the Barbarians on 5 November. Barrett started in all three tests on the end-of-year tour, scoring the winning try against Scotland in a tense 22-17 win.

Barrett was awarded World Rugby Player of the Year for the second time in 2017, beating team-mate Rieko Ioane to the award, joining former team-mates Richie McCaw and Dan Carter to become the third player to win the award on more than one occasion, as well as becoming only the second player to win the award twice in successive years. Barrett also scored the second-to-most tries of any All Black in 2017, tying with Waisake Naholo and scoring six tries in 2017. Ioane was the only All Black to score more than Barrett, scoring 10 tries in 2017.

2018 Season[edit]

On the 10th March, 2018, Barrett as well as his Hurricanes team-mate Ben May, played their 100th game for the Hurricanes, in Round 4, against the Crusaders. The Hurricanes won the match 29-19, with Barrett lasting the full 80 minutes. Barrett finished the Super Rugby season with 117 points, including five tries.

Barrett scored the first All Black try of 2018, but he had limited participation in the three-test 2018 Steinlager series against France, due to injury. On the 16th June, 2018, Barrett was replaced by Damian McKenzie only 12 minutes into the test. Barrett was taken off the field for a concussion test, which he failed, due to a mid-air clash with French fullback Benjamin Fall. Fall was controversially red-carded, by referee Angus Gardner, for causing Barrett's dangerous landing, although Fall was later cleared and was not suspended for doing so. Barrett did not play in the third test of the series, with the All Blacks going on to win all three tests.[30]

The 2018 Rugby Championship was somewhat of a mixed competition for Barrett. He was the second-to-highest point scorer in the Rugby Championship, with 61 points. This included five tries, bringing Barrett's career try tally to 30 tries, a major career milestone. Four of the tries Barrett scored in the competition, were all in one test, on 25 August 2018, against the Wallabies. Barrett became the first All Black to score four tries in a test since his former team-mate Zac Guildford scored four against Canada in 2011. Barrett also won Man of the Match for that performance, becoming the first player to ever score more than three tries against the Wallabies, scoring 30 points in the process. Barrett was deemed to have silenced critics who wanted him replaced by Crusaders first-five and new All Black, Richie Mo'unga, but also arguably cost the All Blacks a win with his follow-up performance.[31][32]

On the 15th September 2018, in his following performance, Barrett only managed to kick two of the six goals he attempted against South Africa. The All Blacks then narrowly lost to South Africa, by 34-36. Had Barrett kicked two more of his goals, the All Blacks could have won by two points. Barrett's performance against South Africa was answered by the All Black selectors, with Mo'unga chosen over Damian McKenzie as Barrett's back-up off the bench. Barrett performed well in the last round of the competition, when he was moved to fullback, after Richie Mo'unga replaced winger Waisake Naholo. Barrett, Mo'unga and Hurricanes loose forward, Ardie Savea, had a commanding teamwork in the last 20 minutes, allowing the All Blacks to beat South Africa 32-30.

Playing Style[edit]

Although Barrett has twice won the award for World Rugby Player of the Year, his control of the game and his goal-kicking have come into question by the public and the media numerous times.[33] Examples of such include various Super Rugby fixtures, namely the Crusaders, as well as the 2017 British and Irish Lions series.

Even though Barrett plays the majority of his rugby at first-five-eighth, he is one of the quickest players in the All Blacks. Barrett's pace has allowed him to perform several try-saving tackles on opposition through his international career, and become the highest try-scorer of any first-five in the history of rugby. Barrett is also on the List of leading rugby union test try scorers, having scored 31 tries throughout his international career.

Statistics[edit]

Club Year Competition GP GS TRY CON PEN DGL PTS WL% Yellow card Red card
Taranaki 2010 Mitre 10 Cup
(incl. Ranfurly Shield)
13 2 3 7 4 0 41 69.23 0 0
2011 8 8 0 9 24 0 90 75.00 0 0
2012 4 4 2 10 10 0 60 50.00 0 0
2015 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 00.00 0 0
Hurricanes 2011 Super Rugby 4 0 0 1 0 0 2 50.00 0 0
2012 16 15 2 35 39 0 197 62.50 0 0
2013 16 16 2 28 40 0 186 37.50 0 0
2014 16 16 5 32 40 0 209 50.00 0 0
2015 12 12 3 17 24 0 121 83.33 0 0
2016 18 18 9 50 25 1 223 77.78 1 0
2017 15 14 4 17 2 0 60 73.33 4 1
2018 16 15 6 34 8 0 122 68.75 0 0
2019 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 00.00 0 0
Career 139 121 36 240 216 1 1,311 64.03 5 1

Updated: 31 October 2018 Source: Beauden J Barrett Rugby History

List of international test tries[edit]

Try Date Venue Opponent Result Competition
1 15 June 2013 Rugby League Park, Christchurch, New Zealand France 30–0 (Won) 2013 mid-year internationals
2 22 June 2013 Yarrow Stadium, New Plymouth, New Zealand France 24–9 (Won) 2013 mid-year internationals
3 5 October 2013 Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa South Africa 38–27 (Won) 2013 Rugby Championship
4 2 November 2013 Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium, Tokyo, Japan Japan 54–6 (Won) 2013 end-of-year internationals
5–6 22 November 2014 Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales Wales 34–16 (Won) 2014 end-of-year internationals
7 24 September 2015 London Stadium, London, England Namibia 58–14 (Won) 2015 Rugby World Cup
8 24 October 2015 Twickenham Stadium, London, England South Africa 20–18 (Won) 2015 Rugby World Cup
9 31 October 2015 Twickenham Stadium, London, England Australia 34–17 (Won) 2015 Rugby World Cup
10 18 June 2016 Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand Wales 36–22 (Won) 2016 mid-year internationals
11–12 25 June 2016 Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, New Zealand Wales 46–6 (Won) 2016 mid-year internationals
13 20 August 2016 Stadium Australia, Sydney, Australia Australia 42–8 (Won) 2016 Rugby Championship
14 10 September 2016 Waikato Stadium, Hamilton, New Zealand Argentina 57–22 (Won) 2016 Rugby Championship
15–16 8 October 2016 Kings Park Stadium, Durban, South Africa South Africa 57–15 (Won) 2016 Rugby Championship
17 19 November 2016 Lansdowne Road, Dublin, Ireland Ireland 21–9 (Won) 2016 end-of-year internationals
18 26 November 2016 Stade de France, Paris, France France 24–19 (Won) 2016 end-of-year internationals
19–20 25 June 2016 Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand Samoa 78–0 (Won) 2017 mid-year internationals
21–22 26 August 2017 Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, New Zealand Australia 35–29 (Won) 2017 Rugby Championship
23 9 September 2017 Yarrow Stadium, New Plymouth, New Zealand Argentina 39–22 (Won) 2017 Rugby Championship
24 18 November 2017 Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland Scotland 22–17 (Won) 2017 end-of-year internationals
25 9 June 2018 Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand France 52–11 (Won) 2018 mid-year internationals
26 18 August 2018 Stadium Australia, Sydney, Australia Australia 38–13 (Won) 2018 Rugby Championship
27–30 25 August 2018 Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand Australia 40–12 (Won) 2018 Rugby Championship
31 27 October 2018 Nissan Stadium, Yokohama, Japan Australia 37–20 (Won) 2018 end-of-year internationals
32 24 November 2018 Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy Italy 66–3 (Won) 2018 end-of-year internationals

Updated: 25 November 2018 Source: Beauden J Barrett Statsguru

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External links[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
South Africa Bryan Habana
IRPA Try of the Year
2013
Succeeded by
South Africa Francois Hougaard
Preceded by
New Zealand Dan Carter
World Rugby Player of the Year
2016–2017
Succeeded by
Ireland Johnny Sexton