Orene Ai’i

Orene Ai’i


  • Number: 70
  • Position: First five-eighth, Fullback
  • Born: 23/09/79
  • Height: 170
  • Weight: 81
  • Province: Northland
  • Blues Debut: 2000 v Brumbies
  • Blues Caps: 32
  • Blues Points: 69
  • Breakdown: 6T, 9C, 5PG, 2DG

Orene Ai’I made his Super Rugby debut in 1999 with the Hurricanes, before transferring up to the Blues in 2000.

He would play intermittently with the Auckland-based side over the next 12 years, moving to Japan to play for the Toyota Verblitz and France to play for Toulon for brief periods. Ai’i also played Sevens for Samoa and New Zealand.