|Full name||Ryan Stevenson Crotty|
|Date of birth||23 September 1988|
|Place of birth||Nelson, New Zealand|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||96 kg (212 lb; 15 st 2 lb)|
|School||Shirley Boys' High School|
|Rugby union career|
He made his debut for the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, in the 47–29 win against Australia in Sydney on 17 August 2013. He scored the match winning try against Ireland at the end of the All Blacks Northern Tour to secure a 100% match winning year for the team.
In the 2014 Super Rugby season, Crotty took over as captain for many of the games due to captain Kieran Read being injured.
Crotty was re-selected for New Zealand in 2016, and was named as the starting inside center for the first test match of the year against Wales. Since the Wales series Crotty has become a regular starter for the All Blacks, starting in all of the games he played throughout 2016, with two separate injuries preventing him playing three games that year. Crotty was one of the highest try-scorers of the Rugby Championship in 2016, scoring 4 tries. This included two against the first test against Argentina in Waikato which New Zealand won by 57-22.
- Smith, Tony (21 March 2012). "Crusaders' Ryan Crotty ready to step up". Rugby Heaven. Fairfax. Retrieved 7 July 2012.
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