Terry Wright (rugby union)

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Terry Wright
Full name Terence John Wright
Date of birth (1963-03-21) 21 March 1963 (age 54)
Place of birth Auckland, New Zealand
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
School Northcote College
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Wing, fullback
New Zealand No. 875
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Apps (points)
1984–93 Auckland 135
National team(s)
Years Club / team Apps (points)
1986–92 New Zealand 30 (72)
Sevens national teams
Years Club / team   Comps
1986–92 New Zealand 11

Terence John "Terry" Wright (born 21 March 1963) is a former New Zealand rugby union player. A wing and fullback, Wright represented Auckland at a provincial level, and was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, from 1986 to 1992. He played 64 matches for the All Blacks including 30 internationals.[1] He was a member of the victorious New Zealand squad at the 1987 Rugby World Cup.[2] Wright was known for his slim physique during his playing career.[1]

Wright is a trained accountant and has lived overseas for several years in Sydney, Tokyo and Singapore with his wife and children.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Knight, Lindsay. "Terry Wright". New Zealand Rugby Union. Retrieved 14 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Profile". ESPN. Retrieved 4 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Rugby: Wright happily accepts parenting role". New Zealand Herald. 28 October 2007. Retrieved 20 July 2012.