Joe Moody

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Joe Moody
Full name Joseph Moody
Date of birth (1988-09-18) 18 September 1988 (age 27)
Place of birth Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 118 kg (18 st 8 lb)
School Christ's College
University Lincoln University
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Prop
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011– Canterbury 29 (15)
correct as of 26 October 2015.
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2013– Crusaders 46 (0)
correct as of 23 July 2016.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2014–
2015–
New Zealand
Māori All Blacks
15
2
(5)
(0)
correct as of 27 August 2016.

Joseph Moody (born 18 September 1988) is a New Zealand rugby union footballer who plays as a prop for the Crusaders in Super Rugby and Canterbury in the ITM Cup.[1]

Rugby union career[edit]

He was a member of the Crusaders Wider Training Squad for the 2013 Super Rugby season and he has subsequently been promoted to the senior squad for the 2013 season.[2][3] He was included in the All Blacks squad for the 2013 Rugby Championship as cover for injured Crusaders' team-mate Wyatt Crockett.[4] Moody has since been capped for the All Blacks 11 times, and was named in New Zealand's 31-man squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup where he played in the knockout stages.

Affiliating to Ngāi Tahu, Moody was a member of the Māori All Blacks in 2015.[5]

Wrestling career[edit]

Moody wrestled from a young age until he was 21. He won a few national titles.[6]

Statistics[edit]

Date Competition Style Age Group Weight Class Rank
25 August 2007 World Championship Freestyle Juniors 96.0 15
2 March 2007 Oceania Championship Freestyle Seniors 96.0 1
Juniors 96.0 1
Greco-Roman Juniors 96.0 1
Seniors 96.0 2
1 May 2006 Oceania Championship Greco-Roman Seniors 96.0 1
Juniors 96.0 1
30 April 2006 Oceania Championship Freestyle Juniors 96.0 1
Seniors 96.0 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Joe Moody Canterbury profile". Retrieved 2 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "2013 Investec Super Rugby Crusaders squad announced". Retrieved 2 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Joe Moody Crusaders Player Profile". Retrieved 10 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "All Blacks squad named for Investec Rugby Championship". New Zealand Rugby Union. 4 August 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Maori All Blacks team to play Fiji". allblacks.com. 9 July 2015. Retrieved 20 January 2016. 
  6. ^ Patrick McKendry, NZ Herald (18 February 2014). "Rugby: Moody refuses to be counted out". Retrieved 4 November 2014. 

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