Graeme Bachop

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Graeme Bachop
Birth name Graeme Thomas Miro Bachop
Date of birth (1967-06-11) June 11, 1967 (age 50)
Place of birth Christchurch, New Zealand
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 82 kg (12 st 13 lb)
School Hagley High School
Notable relative(s) Stephen Bachop (brother)
Nathan Mauger (nephew)
Aaron Mauger (nephew)
Spouse Ange Bachop
Rugby union career
Position(s) Halfback
All Black No. 885
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1985-1994
1994-1997
Linwood
Christchurch HSOB
Lyttelton
-
-
(-)
(-)
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1997-1999 Fukuoka Sanix Blues ()
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
1985-1994 Canterbury ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1987-1995
1999
 New Zealand
 Japan
31
8
(18)
(0)

Graeme Bachop (born June 11, 1967) is a former rugby player from New Zealand. He is of Samoan, Tahitian and Cook Islands heritage.

Career[edit]

Bachop made his All Blacks debut against Japan B in Tokyo on 21 October 1987, his first international debut was against Wales on 4 November 1989.[1][2]

He played at the 1991 and 1995 Rugby World Cup.[3] In 1999 Bachop played for Japan at the 1999 Rugby World Cup.[4]

All Blacks statistics[edit]

  • Tests: 31 (0 as Captain)
  • Games: 23 (0 as Captain)
  • Total Matches: 54 (0 as Captain)
  • Test Points: 18pts (4t, 0c, 0p, 0dg, 0m)
  • Game Points: 61pts (15t, 0c, 0p, 0dg, 0m)
  • Total Points: 79pts (19t, 0c, 0p, 0dg, 0m)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ allblacks.com. "Graeme Bachop". Retrieved 14 April 2015. 
  2. ^ Wynne Gray (28 April 2014). "100 Greatest All Blacks: Graeme Bachop". Retrieved 14 April 2015. 
  3. ^ sporting-heroes.net. "Graeme Bachop". Retrieved 14 April 2015. 
  4. ^ ESPNscrum Staff (2 June 2011). "Split loyalties". Retrieved 14 April 2015. 

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