Craig Dowd

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Craig Dowd
Birth nameCraig William Dowd
Date of birth (1969-10-26) 26 October 1969 (age 49)
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight115 kg (254 lb; 18.1 st)
SchoolListon College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Prop
All Black No. 931
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2001–2005 Wasps 115 (85)
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
1991–2001 Auckland 83 ()
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
1996–2001 Blues 64 (40)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1993–2000  New Zealand 60 (10)

Craig Dowd born 26 October 1969 in Auckland, New Zealand is a former rugby union player and current coach. He played 60 test matches for New Zealand between 1993 and 2000, spending his entire provincial career with Auckland. He spent his entire Super 12 career, 64 matches, with the Auckland Blues, between 1996 and 2001, winning back-to-back titles in 1996 and 1997. From 2001 to 2005 he played for London Wasps in the Guinness Premiership, amassing 115 caps with the club. Following his retirement as a player he took on a coaching role with the club. In 2009 he took up a position as the forwards coach for North Harbour in the Air New Zealand Cup. Formed one of the greatest frontrow combinations with Sean Fitzpatrick and Olo Brown.

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