Sam Cane

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Sam Cane
Full name Samuel Jordan Cane
Date of birth (1992-01-13) 13 January 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Reporoa, Waikato, New Zealand
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Weight 106 kg (16 st 10 lb; 234 lb)
School Reporoa College/ Tauranga Boys College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Openside Flanker
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010– Bay of Plenty 19 (25)
Correct as of 21 October 2016
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011– Chiefs 82 (55)
Correct as of 31 July 2016
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
New Zealand
 New Zealand U-20
Correct as of 22 November 2017

Samuel Jordan "Sam" Cane (born 13 January 1992) is a New Zealand rugby union footballer. His regular playing position is as a loose forward.

He plays for the Chiefs in Super Rugby and Bay of Plenty Steamers in the ITM Cup. In 2012 he made his international debut for New Zealand, in the second match of a three match series against Ireland. He made his starting debut in the final match of the series in front of his home crowd in Hamilton, giving a stand out performance that included 16 tackles and two tries. Cane also represented New Zealand Under-20 in the 2011 IRB Junior World Championship.[1] He was a key member of 2015 Rugby World Cup winning team, where he captained the side in the match against Namibia, The All blacks ran riot in this encounter with a very comfortable victory against the Namibian's, the final score was 58 - 14 to the All blacks.

Following Richie McCaw's retirement, Cane has become an established member of the Chiefs and All Blacks leadership groups.


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