List of New Zealand double-international sportspeople

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The following is a list of New Zealand double international sportspeople; that is, New Zealanders who have represented their nation in full international sporting events in more than one sport.


Association football and cricket[edit]

Note: Hough has the unique distinction of playing cricket for New Zealand and football for both New Zealand and Australia.

Badminton and cricket[edit]

Canoeing and surf lifesaving[edit]

Canoeing and swimming[edit]

Cricket and rugby union[edit]

Note: Martin Donnelly represented New Zealand at cricket and England at rugby union. Eric Tindill uniquely not only played international cricket and rugby union but also officiated as a test cricket umpire and international rugby referee.

Cycling and rowing[edit]

Cycling and speed skating[edit]

Rugby league and rugby union[edit]

In all, 37 sportsmen have represented New Zealand at both rugby codes. The full list can be found at List of dual-code rugby internationals#New Zealand. Below are some of the more notable dual internationals:

Rugby league for New Zealand and rugby union for another country[edit]

Rugby union for New Zealand and rugby league for another country[edit]

Note: Frano Botica represented New Zealand at both codes, and also represented Croatia at rugby union.

Water polo and rugby league[edit]


Association football and cricket[edit]

Association football and rugby union[edit]

Note: Ruscoe has not only represented New Zealand in both sports, but has also captained both the Football Ferns and Black Ferns.

Basketball and cricket[edit]

Basketball and netball[edit]

Beach volleyball and netball[edit]

Cricket and hockey[edit]

Betty Watt (née Thorner) of Upper Hutt

Cross-country skiing, cycling, and endurance equestrian events[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-09-23. Retrieved 2014-09-23.