List of New Zealand Sevens representatives

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This is a list of New Zealand rugby union players who have played for the New Zealand national rugby union team. The side is noted as being one of the most successful Rugby Sevens teams of all time.[citation needed] They are currently coached by Gordon Tietjens. As of 26 November 2011, 37 of these players have gone on to be All Blacks.[1] The side has won 4 Gold Medals and remain undefeated in the Commonwealth Games since 1998.[citation needed]

On 24 March 2011, Coach Tietjens picked his 'fantasy team' composed of the best players he believes to have played for New Zealand.[2]

Jonah Lomu    • Eric Rush
Christian Cullen    • Dallas Seymour
Karl Te Nana    • Liam Messam
Amasio Valence    • DJ Forbes
Name Province Years active Notes
Charles Piutau Auckland 2011–present
Joe Rokocoko Auckland 2002, 2005
Onosai Tololima-Auva'a Auckland 2006–2009 Commonwealth Games Gold 2006
Edwin Cocker Auckland 2005–2009
Jerome Kaino Auckland 2005
Amasio Valence Auckland 1998–2008 Commonwealth Games Gold 1998, 2002, 2006
Scott Curry Bay of Plenty 2010–2011
Charles Baxter Bay of Plenty 2005-2009
Toby Arnold Bay of Plenty 2009-2011 Commonwealth Games Gold 2010
Tanerau Latimer Bay of Plenty 2004–2006 Commonwealth Games Gold 2006
Tu Umaga-Marshall Canterbury 2006–2009
Dallas Seymour Canterbury 1992–2002 Commonwealth Games Gold 1998
DJ Forbes Counties Manukau 2006–present Commonwealth Games Gold 2010
Jonah Lomu Counties Manukau 1994–2001 Commonwealth Games Gold 1998
Tim Nanai-Williams Counties Manukau 2008
Chad Tuoro Counties Manukau 2008
Sherwin Stowers Counties Manukau 2004–2010 Commonwealth Games Gold 2010
Fritz Lee Counties Manukau 2010
Gillies Kaka Hawke's Bay 2013–Present
Trinity Spooner-Neera Hawke's Bay 2013
Zac Guildford Hawke's Bay 2010 Commonwealth Games Gold 2010
Tafai Ioasa Hawke's Bay 2001–2007 Commonwealth Games Gold 2006
Israel Dagg Hawke's Bay 2007–2008
Tomasi Cama Manawatu 2005–present Commonwealth Games Gold 2010
Kurt Baker Manawatu 2008–2010 Commonwealth Games Gold 2010
Solomon King North Harbour 2006–present
Rico Gear North Harbour 1998–2000 Commonwealth Games Gold 1998
Karl Te Nana North Harbour Commonwealth Games Gold 2002
Eric Rush North Harbour 1988–2004 Commonwealth games Gold 1998
David Raikuna North Harbour
Matua Parkinson North Harbour 1999–2004
Vilame Waqaseduadua North Harbour 2005
Anthony Tuitavake North Harbour 2002–2003 Commonwealth Games Gold 2002
Nafi Tuitavake North Harbour 2008–2010
Zar Lawrence North Harbour 2005–2010
Bryce Heem Northland
Rene Ranger Northland 2006–2008
Josh Blackie Otago 2002–2006 Commonwealth Games Gold 2006
Ben Smith Otago Commonwealth Games Gold 2010
Alando Soakai Otago 2006–2007 Commonwealth Games Gold 2006
Paul Grant Otago 2010
Adam Thomson Otago 2007
Ben Souness Taranaki 2009–present Commonwealth Games Gold 2010
Jackson Ormond Taranaki 2009–2010
Beauden Barrett Taranaki 2010
Kylem O'Donnell Taranaki 2011–present
Scott Waldrom Taranaki 2002–2007
James Marshall Tasman 2011
Shane Christie Tasman 2010
Tim Mikkelson Waikato 2008–present Commonwealth Games Gold 2010
Frank Halai Waikato 2010–present
Glen Robertson Waikato 2011–present
Joe Webber Waikato 2011–present
Declan O'Donnell Waikato 2010–2011
Liam Messam Waikato 2003–2010 Commonwealth Games Gold 2006, 2010
Bruce Reihana Waikato 1998, 2002 Commonwealth Games Gold 1998, 2002
Sosene Anesi Waikato 2004–2006 Commonwealth Games Gold 2006
Rory Grice Waikato 2010
Waisake Masirewa Waikato 1995–1997
Luke Masirewa Waikato 2013
Mils Muliaina Waikato 1999–2002 Commonwealth Games Gold 2002
Savenaca Tokula Waikato 2009–2010
Roger Randle Waikato 1995–2002 Commonwealth Games Gold 1998, 2002
Lote Raikabula Wellington 2006–present Commonwealth Games Gold 2006, 2010
Christian Cullen Wellington 1995–1998 Commonwealth Games Gold 1998
Hosea Gear Wellington 2010 Commonwealth Games Gold 2010
Cory Jane Wellington 2006 Commonwealth Games Gold 2006
Tamati Ellison Wellington 2005–2006 Commonwealth Games Gold 2006
Brad Fleming Wellington 1999–2002 Commonwealth Games Gold 2002
Nigel Hunt Wellington 2005–2007 Commonwealth Games Gold 2006
Buxton Popoali'i Wellington 2009–2011
Victor Vito Wellington 2007–2008
Julian Savea Wellington 2009
Rodney So'oialo Wellington 2001–2002 Commonwealth Games Gold 2002
Ruki Tipuna Wellington 2010
Taleta Leka Tupuola Wellington 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robinson, Georgina (26 November 2011). "All Black or blue at Titch's choosing". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 12 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Gordon Tietjens Picks his Fantasy Rugby Sevens Team". 24 March 2011. Retrieved 12 October 2013. 

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