Sam Cane

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Sam Cane
Full name Samuel Jordan Cane
Nickname Sam
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 108 kg (17 st 0 lb; 238 lb)
School Tauranga Boys College
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Openside Flanker / Number 8
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2010– Bay of Plenty 19 (25)
Correct as of 21 October 2016
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2011– Chiefs 82 (55)
Correct as of 31 July 2016
National team(s)
Years Club / team Apps (points)
New Zealand
 New Zealand U-20
Correct as of 19 November 2016

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, a match which the All Blacks won easily.


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