Marty Veale

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Marty Veale
Date of birth (1977-08-09) 9 August 1977 (age 39)
Place of birth New Zealand
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 112 kg (17 st 9 lb) [1]
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Kubota Spears
London Wasps


Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008, 2011
North Harbour
Teams coached
Years Team
Old Blue RFC

Marty Veale (born 9 August 1977) is a former rugby union player and currently a rugby union coach. He played at lock for Northland in the ITM Cup competition. He is currently coaching rugby for Old Blue R.F.C. in New York and the United States Military Academy at West Point men's team starting in 2015.

Playing career[edit]

Veale was born in New Zealand. Veale enjoyed a nomad existence as a player, turning out for sides in his native New Zealand, Japan and America. Before signing for Wasps in February 2009, Veale had most recently spent a season with Northland in the Air New Zealand Cup.

He signed a two-year deal at the end of the year to keep him at Wasps until the end of the 2010–11 season. At the conclusion of his time with Wasps, he returned to New Zealand, signing with Northland for the 2011 ITM Cup.

Coaching career[edit]

Following his retirement, Veale signed on as head coach for Old Blue Rugby Football Club, a United States Rugby Super League team and member of the USA Rugby Union. In 2015, Veale began coaching the men's forwards at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.


  1. ^ "London Wasps Marty Veale". web page. London Wasps. Retrieved 17 September 2011. 

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