Benson Stanley

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Benson Stanley
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Birth nameBenson Joel Stanley
Date of birth (1984-09-11) 11 September 1984 (age 35)
Place of birthNew South Wales, Australia
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight98 kg (216 lb)
SchoolAuckland Grammar School
UniversityUniversity of Auckland
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre
All Black No. 1102
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Clermont Auvergne
Correct as of 31 January 2015
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2003–12 Auckland 36 (20)
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008–12 Blues 53 (40)
Correct as of 4 June 2012
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010 New Zealand 3 (0)

Benson Stanley (born 11 September 1984 in New South Wales, Australia) is a rugby union player for Clermont Auvergne in the Top 14. Stanley is a product of Auckland Grammar. He plays as a centre. Benson is one of the Stanley rugby clan that includes Chase, Joe, Jeremy, and Kyle. Benson is also the brother of Harlequin F.C. player Winston Stanley. Stanley was named in the 2010 All Blacks squad,[1] making three appearances during the 2010 season. He played for the Blues in the Super Rugby competition between 2008 and 2012.

In 2012, it was announced that Stanley had signed a two-year deal with French side ASM Clermont Auvergne, starting with the 2012–13 Top 14 season.


  1. ^ Johnstone, Duncan (30 May 2010). "Four newcomers in first All Blacks squad". Retrieved 20 September 2011.

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