Gary Whetton

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Gary Whetton
Full name Gary William Whetton
Date of birth (1959-12-15) 15 December 1959 (age 57)
Place of birth Auckland, New Zealand
Height 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Weight 105 kg (16 st 7 lb)
School Auckland Grammar
Notable relative(s) Alan Whetton
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
New Zealand No. 827
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1993 Castres Olympique ()
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
1980–1992 Auckland 180 ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1981–1991 New Zealand 58 (4)

Gary William Whetton (born 15 December 1959) is a former New Zealand rugby union player. He played 180 matches for Auckland, and 58 tests (15 as captain) at lock for the All Blacks from 1981 to 1991. He serves on the Auckland Blues board and was elected Chairman in April 2012.[1] He is the twin brother of fellow All Black Alan Whetton.


  1. ^ "Gary Whetton elected as new chairman of the Blues" (Press release). The Blues. 20 April 2012. Archived from the original on 12 February 2013. Retrieved 20 April 2012. 

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Wayne Shelford
All Blacks Captain
Succeeded by
Sean Fitzpatrick