Benson Stanley

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Benson Stanley
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Full name Benson Joel Stanley
Date of birth (1984-09-11) 11 September 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth New South Wales, Australia
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 98 kg (216 lb)
School Auckland Grammar School
University University of Auckland
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Centre
New Zealand No. 1102
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2012– Clermont Auvergne 64 (45)
correct as of 31 January 2015.
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2003–12 Auckland 36 (20)
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2008–12 Blues 53 (40)
correct as of 4 June 2012.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (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 Western Force 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.

References[edit]

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

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