Tim Bateman

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Tim Bateman
Full name Timothy Edward Sullivan Bateman
Date of birth (1987-06-03) 3 June 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Greymouth, New Zealand
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 91 kg (201 lb)
School Christchurch Boys' High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Second five-eighth
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010–12, 2014− Coca-Cola Red Sparks 36 ((55))
Correct as of 19 January 2015
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2006–09
2012–14
Canterbury
Wellington
38
22
((70)
(30))
Correct as of 26 October 2013
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007–10
2012–14
2017−
Crusaders
Hurricanes
Crusaders
35
37
((20)
(10))
Correct as of 13 July 2014
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2005–06
2007
2008–13
New Zealand U19
New Zealand U21
Māori All Blacks
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Timothy Edward Sullivan Bateman (born 3 June 1987) is a rugby union player from New Zealand. He plays mostly Inside Centre.

He was head boy of Christchurch Boys' High School in Canterbury, New Zealand. He formerly played for the Crusaders and played in Japan for the Coca-Cola Red Sparks. He also had a stint at the Hurricanes in Super Rugby.In 2017, he has returned to play for the Crusaders.

Of Ngāi Tahu descent, Bateman played for the Māori All Blacks in 2008 and 2012.[1][2] He has also represented New Zealand at Under 19 and Under 21 level.[3]

Playing career[edit]

School boy rugby[edit]

While at Christchurch Boys' High School, Bateman appeared alongside All Blacks Colin Slade, Matt Todd and Owen Franks as well as former Crusader Nasi Manu.[4]

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