Terry Wright (rugby union)

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Terry Wright
Birth name Terence John Wright
Date of birth (1963-03-21) 21 March 1963 (age 55)
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
Position(s) Wing, fullback
All Black No. 875
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
1984–93 Auckland 135 (560)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1986–92 New Zealand 30 (72)
National sevens team(s)
Years 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] Played for Sudbury RFC, Suffolk, U.K.

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


  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.