Wyatt Crockett

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Wyatt Crockett
Full name Wyatt William Vogels Crockett
Date of birth (1983-01-24) 24 January 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Christchurch, New Zealand
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 116 kg (18 st 4 lb)[1]
School Nelson College
Otago Boys' High School
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Loosehead Prop
New Zealand No. 1091
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2005– Canterbury 73 (30)
correct as of 28 July 2013.
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2006– Crusaders 170 (50)
correct as of 23 July 2016.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2006–07
2009 –
Junior All Blacks
New Zealand
6
58
(5)
(10)
correct as of 26 November 2016.

Wyatt William Vogels Crockett (born 24 January 1983) is a New Zealand rugby union player. He plays at prop for the Crusaders in Super Rugby, Canterbury in the National Provincial Championship, and the New Zealand national team, the All Blacks.

Crockett attended Nelson College from 1994 to 2000,[2] and Otago Boys High School in 2001.[3]

He made his All Blacks debut against Italy in 2009.[4]

In 2011 he was selected in the All Blacks Tri-Nations Squad as injury cover. However he narrowly missed selection to the victorious New Zealand squad for the 2011 Rugby World Cup.[5]

In 2014, First choice prop Tony Woodcock was injured in the All Blacks third test against England, Crockett played nearly all the rest of the games on tour for the All Blacks.

Crockett was selected for the 2015 Rugby World Cup, where New Zealand retained the Webb Ellis Cup. He notably started in the quarter-final against France which was a 62-13 win to New Zealand. Crockett was injured in that game however, ending his World Cup campaign.

Crockett currently holds the world record of consecutive Test wins - 43 (as of 8 November 2016). [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://stats.allblacks.com/asp/profile.asp?ABID=1091
  2. ^ Nelson College Old Boys' Register, 1856–2006, 6th edition
  3. ^ Meikle, Hayden. 'Rugby: Boys to men – first among the OBHS First XV', Otago Daily Times 13 June 2009, accessed 2 December 2012.
  4. ^ Profile on New Zealand All Blacks rugby team official website
  5. ^ "Rugby World Cup 2011: All Blacks pick Vito, omit Sivivatu & Gear". BBC. 23 August 2011. Retrieved 29 October 2015. 
  6. ^ "Old memories won't haunt Wyatt Crockett as he aims to add to his world record of 43 consecutive test wins". Stuff.co.nz. 8 November 2016. Retrieved 8 November 2016. 

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