Ben May (rugby union)

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Ben May
Full name Benjamin May
Date of birth (1982-10-13) 13 October 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Blenheim, New Zealand
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 119 kg (262 lb)
School Nelson College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014–15 Munakata Sanix Blues 3 (0)
Correct as of 19 January 2015
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2004–05
2006–08
2009–13
2015
2016
Nelson Bays
Tasman
Waikato
Wellington
Hawke's Bay


35
7
9


(5)
(0)
(0)
Correct as of 16 October 2016
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007
2008–11
2012–13, 15–
Crusaders
Chiefs
Hurricanes
3
33
50
(0)
(0)
(10)
Correct as of 18 March 2017
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007–08, 12, 15– Māori All Blacks 9 (10)
Correct as of 11 July 2015

Benjamin "Ben" May (born 13 October 1982) is a New Zealand rugby union player. His position of choice is prop.

Early life[edit]

May was born in Blenheim, New Zealand.[1] He attended Nelson College from 1996 to 1999.[2]

Professional career[edit]

May made his Super 14 debut for the Crusaders against the Lions in 2007. After three Crusaders appearances, he signed with the Chiefs for the 2008 season, making his Chiefs debut against the Blues. In 2012, he signed with the Hurricanes, with whom he made his 50th Super Rugby appearance in 2012.[1] In 2013, May signed with Fukuoka Sanix Blues of the Top League for two years, beginning with the 2013–14 season.[3]

May also has played in the ITM Cup for Nelson Bays, Tasman and Waikato, making his debut with the former in 2004.[1] Currently, May plays for Hawke's Bay in the Mitre 10 Cup.[4]

Of Ngāti Maniapoto descent, May played for the Māori All Blacks in 2007, 2008 and 2012.[1][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Ben May Profile". Hurricanes. Archived from the original on 23 September 2016. Retrieved 24 September 2016. 
  2. ^ Nelson College Old Boys' Register, 1856–2006, 6th edition
  3. ^ McKendry, Patrick (3 April 2013). "Rugby: Japan lures younger players". New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 2 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "May and Filipo sign with the Magpies". Hawke's Bay Rugby Union. Retrieved 22 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "Maori All Blacks squad for 2012 European tour". Retrieved 1 June 2013. 

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