Justin Wilson

Justin Wilson
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SNAPSHOT

  • Number: 84
  • Position: Utility Back
  • Born: 25/11/78
  • Height: 184
  • Weight: 85
  • Province: Bay of Plenty
  • Blues Debut: 2001 v Highlanders
  • Blues Caps: 5
  • Blues Points: 5
  • Breakdown: 1T

The Australian-born utility back, Justin Wilson, was a former League international, playing for the Junior Kiwis before switching allegiance to Rugby. Wilson began his first-class career with Bay of Plenty between 1998 and 2000, during which time he was selected for the New Zealand Sevens team.

He made the New Zealand A side in 2000, followed by the Blues in 2001. He also was selected for the New Zealand Maori in 2003 and 2004, all while continuing his Sevens career.

He moved south to play for the Hurricanes for one season in 2005 and then on to Spanish club El Salvador in 2009. Wilson began coaching in Ireland in 2010 then moved to coach in Melbourne in 2011.