James Christian

James Christian


  • Number: 51
  • Position: Hooker
  • Born: 03/07/78
  • Height: 189
  • Weight: 108
  • Province: Auckland
  • Blues Debut: 1998 v Hurricanes
  • Blues Caps: 3
  • Blues Points: 5
  • Breakdown: 1T

Graham Henry selected James Christian for the Auckland NPC team straight out of high school. He played three seasons with the Blues, earning three caps for the side and playing the 1998 Super Rugby final.

Christian also played for representative teams the New Zealand Colts, New Zealand Universities and the Barbarians. He played for Newcastle in the English Premiership, before a knee to the head put him out of rugby.