Gareth Anscombe

Gareth Anscombe


  • Number: 187
  • Position: First five-eighth
  • Born: 10/05/91
  • Height: 184
  • Weight: 80
  • Province: Auckland
  • Blues Debut: 2012 v Chiefs
  • Blues Caps: 10
  • Blues Points: 102
  • Breakdown: 2T, 13C, 21PG, 1DG

Gareth Anscombe made an impressive debut for the Blues in 2012 after being involved in the Blues wider training squad in 2011. After his first season with the Blues, Anscombe was released to join the Chiefs from 2013 and 2014 before moving to Wales to pursue his heritage, playing for his mother’s country of birth.

The first five-eighths was the top points scorer in the 2011 Junior World Championship and was named Man of the Match in the final that New Zealand won.