Greg Rawlinson

Greg Rawlinson
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SNAPSHOT

  • Number: 111
  • Position: Lock
  • Born: 14/08/78
  • Height: 200
  • Weight: 114
  • Province: North Harbour
  • Blues Debut: 2004 v Brumbies
  • Blues Caps: 39
  • Blues Points: 5
  • Breakdown: 1T
  • Test Caps: 4
  • Test Debut: 2006 v Ireland

South-African born Greg Rawlinson secured himself a spot in the Super 12 after just two seasons playing rugby in New Zealand. Born and raised in Natal, Rawlinson made his Super 12 debut for the Sharks while playing NPC rugby for Bay of Plenty and later North Harbour.

He joined the Blues in 2004, making 39 appearances at the Super level and had a particularly impressive season in 2006, winning him selection for the All Blacks. Rawlinson saw out his New Zealand stint in 2007 when Harbour had a disappointing provincial season, then departed for an overseas contract with Worcester, for whom he played until 2010.