Dave Hewett

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Not to be confused with David Hewitt.
Dave Hewett
Full name David Norman Hewett
Date of birth (1971-07-14) 14 July 1971 (age 45)
Place of birth Christchurch, New Zealand
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 116 kg (256 lb)
School Christchurch Boys' High School
Notable relative(s) Jason Hewett (cousin)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Prop
New Zealand No. 1005
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1998–2005 Canterbury 51 0
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1999–2005 Crusaders 71 (15)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2001–03  New Zealand 22 (10)

David Norman "Dave" Hewett (born 14 July 1971) is a former rugby union player from New Zealand, currently working as coach, whose usual position was prop.

He played for the Crusaders in Super Rugby and for Canterbury in the Air New Zealand Cup. He made his debut for the All Blacks at the age of 30 in November 2001 against Ireland and won 22 full caps for the national team scoring two tries.[1]

Hewett had a brief three-game spell with the Welsh regional team the Llanelli Scarlets during the 2004-05 Celtic League season then went on playing the same tournament for Edinburgh Rugby until 2007, his last year as professional.

Since 2010 he has worked as Crusaders' assistant coach.[2]


  1. ^ Knight, Lindsay. "Dave Hewett #1005". New Zealand Rugby Museum. 
  2. ^ "Forward Coaches". Canterbury Rugby Union. 

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