Craig Newby

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Craig Newby
Full name Craig Alan Newby
Date of birth (1979-07-27) 27 July 1979 (age 37)
Place of birth Rotorua, New Zealand
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 106 kg (16 st 10 lb) [1]
School Rotorua Boys' High School
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Back Row
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2002-2003
2008–2012
Newcastle
Leicester Tigers
7
72
(0)
(17)
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2000-2004
2005-2008
North Harbour
Otago
49
38
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2001
2002-2008
Blues
Highlanders
7
67
(0)
(40)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2004–2006 New Zealand 3 (0)
Sevens national teams
Years Club / team Comps
1999–2002 New Zealand Sevens
Craig Newby
Medal record
Representing  New Zealand
Men's Rugby
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 2002 Manchester Rugby 7's

Craig Newby (born 27 July 1979, Rotorua, New Zealand) 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 now is coaching at Cambridge and Laxton Junior School, Oundle. [2]

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. 

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