Stu Wilson

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Stu Wilson
Birth nameStuart Sinclair Wilson
Date of birth (1954-07-22) 22 July 1954 (age 65)
Place of birthGore, New Zealand
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight86 kg (13 st 8 lb)
SchoolWairarapa College
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing
All Black No. 772
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
1975 - 1984 Wellington 89 (216)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1976–1983 New Zealand 34 (76)

Stu Wilson (born 22 July 1954, in Gore) is a former New Zealand rugby union player. He played for Wellington and New Zealand, captaining the national team in the 1983 tour of Scotland and England.

He played with the All Blacks as a wing from 1976 to 1983, scoring 50 tries (including non-test tries) for his country. He also played 89 matches for Wellington for whom he scored 54 tries, giving him a first-class total of 104 tries. He retired from the game, still in his prime, in 1984. Following retirement, Wilson became a rugby commentator, working on television and radio.[1][2]



  1. ^ FitzSimons, Peter (31 August 2002). "A boy, a dog and a blasted reporter". Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax. Retrieved 4 October 2010.
  2. ^ Newstalk ZB / ONE Sport (20 October 2008). "Wilson welcomes Rocket Man back". TVNZ. New Zealand. Retrieved 4 October 2010.

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