Peter Borlase

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Peter Borlase
Full name Peter Borlase
Date of birth (1985-05-22) 22 May 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Christchurch, New Zealand
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 118 kg (18 st 8 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Prop
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Apps (points)
Hawke's Bay
Correct as of 4 June 2013
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2009–10 Crusaders 2 (0)
Coaching career
Years Club / team    
2016–present Denver Stampede
Correct as of 20 March 2016

Peter Borlase (born 22 May 1985) is New Zealand rugby union former player and current coach.

Playing career[edit]

Canterbury and Crusaders[edit]

He has played 33 times for Canterbury in the ITM Cup. Being behind the Franks brothers, Ben and Owen, in the pecking order for the Crusaders he only made 2 Super Rugby appearances.

Pro 12[edit]

In June 2010, Borlase joined Munster on a 2-year contract.[1] He was signed as a project player, meaning he would make himself available to play for Ireland once qualified to by 3 years residency. He made his Munster début on 16 November 2010 against a touring Australia side and made 7 appearances in the 2010/11 season.

Borlase joined Irish province Connacht on loan in February 2012, to gain match time following injuries and to provide cover at prop.[2] He made his debut for Connacht against Scarlets on 2 March 2012.[3]

He was recalled from his loan at Connacht and added to Munster's 2011–12 Heineken Cup squad in March 2012.[4][5] His contract was not extended by Munster and he left once his two-year contract expired.

Hawke's Bay[edit]

After leaving Munster, Borlase returned to New Zealand and joined Hawke's Bay to compete in the ITM Cup.[6]

Coaching career[edit]

In September 2013, Borlase signed on to coach Gernika RT, in the Spanish League.[7]

Borlase is the head coach of the Denver Barbarians RFC, and an assistant coach with the Denver Stampede.


  1. ^ "Munster Sign Peter Borlase". 10 June 2010. Retrieved 7 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Borlase On Loan To Connacht". 15 February 2012. Retrieved 18 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "RaboDirect Pro12: Scarlets 38-10 Connacht". BBC Sport. 2 March 2012. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Wallace, Borlase & O'Dea Added To HC Squad". 23 March 2012. Retrieved 23 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "Persistence pays off for Munster's gentle giant". 7 May 2012. Retrieved 7 May 2012. 
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