David Hill (rugby union)

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David William Hill
Date of birth (1978-07-31) 31 July 1978 (age 39)
Place of birth Blenheim, New Zealand
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 16 st 1 lb (102 kg)
School Marlborough Boys' College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-half/centre
All Black No. 1006
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Bristol Rugby
Toshiba Brave Lupus
33 (130)
Correct as of 21 March 2009
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
Western Force
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2006 New Zealand 1 (0)
Correct as of 17 August 2007

David William Hill (born 31 July 1978 in Blenheim, New Zealand) is a rugby union player. His position is fly-half. He spent most of his career playing for Waikato and the Chiefs. He also played for the All Blacks between 2001 and 2006, in which he has played 1 test and 2 games In November 2006 he started playing for the Bristol Rugby club in the Guinness Premiership, and on 14 March 2008 announced that he'd leave the English club for a move to Toshiba Brave Lupus, a Japanese club, with other former Chiefs and Waikato player Steven Bates. In 2010 he signed with the Western Force with whom he spent one season.

He is the cousin of former New Zealand cricket captain Daniel Vettori.

Currently, Hill resides in Fuchu, Japan with Top League team Toshiba Brave Lupus under Australian coach Joe Barakat, with other New Zealand players Richard Kahui and Steven Bates.

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