Nigel Hunt

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Nigel Hunt
Full name Nigel Hunt
Date of birth (1983-05-14) 14 May 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Apia, Samoa
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 89 kg (14 st 0 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Halfback
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010- Grenoble 54 ((75))
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2004–2006
2008–2009
Wellington
Bay of Plenty
6
24
((0)
(20))
National team(s)
Years Team Comps
2005–2007 New Zealand
Medal record
Men's rugby sevens
Representing  New Zealand
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 2006 Melbourne Team competition

Nigel Hunt (born 14 May 1983 in Apia, Samoa) is a New Zealand Rugby union player who most famously played for the New Zealand Sevens team. He achieved a Gold Medal along with his NZ Sevens team mates at the 2006 Commonwealth games in Melbourne.[1] Hunt was a member of both NZ Sevens squads that won the Sevens World Circuits in 2006 and 2007.

He currently plays for French Top 14 Rugby Union club Grenoble, having previously turned out for New Zealand National Provincial Championship side Bay of Plenty and Wellington.[2]

Teams[edit]

  • Grenoble (France) 2010 – present
  • Bay of Plenty 2008–2009
  • NZ Sevens 2005–2007
  • Wellington 2004–2006
  • Wellington Under 21 2002
  • Tawa R.F.C. 2002–2004
  • Porirua R.F.C. 2000–2001

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nigel Hunt | New Zealand Olympic Committee. Olympic.org.nz. Retrieved on 17 August 2011.
  2. ^ Tawa Rugby Club. Tawarugby.co.nz. Retrieved on 17 August 2011.

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