Toby Morland

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Toby Morland
Date of birth (1983-02-27) 27 February 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth Oamaru, New Zealand
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 85 kg (13 st 5 lb)
School Marlborough Boys' College
Occupation(s) Personal trainer
Rugby union career
Position(s) Halfback
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2002-2008 Otago 36 (20)
2004-2008 Highlanders 23 (15)
2009 Chiefs 14 (10)
2009-2010 Munster 4 (5)
2010-2011 Auckland 19 (20)
2011 Blues 5 (0)
2012-2013 Krasny Yar Krasnoyarsk 18 (35)
2015− Manawatu 14 (10)
Correct as of 16 October 2016

Toby Morland (born 27 February 1983)[1] is a New Zealand rugby union player. His position of choice is halfback. Morland currently plays for Manawatu in the Mitre 10 Cup.

He made his Super rugby debut for the Highlanders in 2004 and played for them until 2008. He was selected because of his strong performance in the Air New Zealand Cup when he played for Otago.

Personal life[edit]

Morland has been living in the Manawatu, working as a personal trainer at the business he and his partner, Kate, started in Palmerston North. He has been playing club rugby for Te Kawau. Morland has three children.

Otago[edit]

Since his debut for Otago in 2002 against Marlborough, Toby Morland was a regular player for the province, at times having to battle with Chris Smylie for the starting position. Morland has played 36 matches for Otago, scoring 20 points.

Highlanders[edit]

Morland first played for the Highlanders in 2004 against the Chiefs. Morland was a regular back up to Jimmy Cowan throughout his Super rugby career, having played 23 matches and scored 15 points.

Chiefs[edit]

Morland was drafted into the Chiefs squad for the 2009 Super 14 season.

Munster[edit]

On 11 June 2009, Morland signed a six-month contract with Munster, he joined on 1 July. He won 4 caps for Munster and scored 1 try before returning to New Zealand in November 2009.[2]

Manawatu[edit]

In 2015 Morland was called in as injury cover for Kayne Hammington who bruised his ribs at a training camp. He signed on a week-by-week contract until Hammington had recovered. [3]

He re-signed for the Turbos to play in the 2016 season. He started the first two games.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Toby Morland - Auckland Team Player". Auckland Rugby. Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "Kiwi Morland signs for Munster". RTÉ Sport. 2009-06-11. Retrieved 2009-06-11. 
  3. ^ "Manawatu Turbos | Turbonation". Manwatu Turbos. Retrieved 2015-11-29. 

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