Paul Henderson (rugby union)

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Paul Henderson
Full name Paul William Henderson
Date of birth (1964-09-21) 21 September 1964 (age 53)
Place of birth Bluff, New Zealand
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 90 kg (198 lb)
School Southland Boys' High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
New Zealand No. 897
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
1983–86, 92–97
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
1996 Highlanders ()
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1989–95 New Zealand 7 (9)

Paul William Henderson (born 21 September 1964) is a former New Zealand rugby union player. A flanker, Henderson represented Southland and Otago at a provincial level and the Highlanders in Super Rugby. He was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, between 1989 and 1995, playing 25 matches for the team, including seven internationals. He captained the All Blacks on one occasion, in their 145–17 victory over Japan at the 1995 Rugby World Cup.[1]


  1. ^ Knight, Lindsay. "Paul Henderson". New Zealand Rugby Museum. Retrieved 8 June 2014.