Carl Hoeft

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Carl Hoeft
Birth nameCarl Henry Hoeft
Date of birth (1974-11-13) 13 November 1974 (age 45)
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight115 kg (18 st 2 lb)
SchoolTe Aroha College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Dunedin Pirates, Te Aroha COBRAS ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2005-2011
2011-2011
Castres Olympique
Stade Toulousain
()
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
1994–1995
1996–2005
Thames Valley
Otago
37
70
()
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
1997–2005 Highlanders 98 ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1998–2003 New Zealand 30 (0)

Carl Henry Hoeft (born 13 November 1974 in Auckland) is a former rugby union footballer from New Zealand, currently working as coach.

His usual position was at loosehead prop. He was a part of the All Blacks squad at both the 1999 and 2003 Rugby World Cup. Hoeft was known as a powerful scrummager.

He played club rugby for the Highlanders in New Zealand and for Castres Olympique and Toulouse in France. After his retirement from rugby in late 2011 he became coach and entered the provincial side Waikato's staff as assistant for the scrum.

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