Craig Newby

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Craig Newby
Full name Craig Alan Newby
Date of birth (1979-07-27) 27 July 1979 (age 38)
Place of birth Rotorua, New Zealand
Height 191 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 106 kg (16 st 10 lb; 234 lb) [1]
School Rotorua Boys' High School
Spouse Sally
Children Olivia
Rugby union career
Position(s) Back Row
New Zealand No. 1041
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2002–2003
2008–2012
Newcastle
Leicester Tigers
7
84
(0)
(17)
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2000–2004
2005–2008
North Harbour
Otago
49
38
()
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2001
2002–2008
Blues
Highlanders
7
67
(0)
(40)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2004–2006 New Zealand 3 (0)
National team(s)
Years Team Comps
1999–2002 New Zealand Sevens
Medal record
Men's rugby sevens
Representing  New Zealand
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 2002 Manchester Team competition

Craig Alan Newby (born 27 July 1979) is a former New Zealand rugby union player.

Newby spent the bulk of his career in New Zealand, playing for Otago, the Otago Highlanders, North Harbour and the Auckland Blues. He had a short stint with Newcastle Falcons in 2002. He made three appearances for New Zealand before moving to England in 2008 to play for Leicester Tigers.

He retired from professional rugby early in the 2012 season and following coaching roles at Cambridge and Laxton Junior School, Oundle.,[2][3] he is now on the coaching staff at Coventry R.F.C..

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aviva Premiership Rugby – Gloucester Rugby". web page. Premier Rugby. Archived from the original on 16 June 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "My Life in Rugby: Craig Newby – former Leicester and All Black flanker". The Rugby paper. 25 April 2013. Retrieved 26 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Leicester's Craig Newby retires because of knee injury". BBC Sport. Retrieved 25 September 2016. 

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