Dominic Bird

Dominic Bird
Full name Dominic Joseph Bird
Date of birth (1991-04-09) 9 April 1991
Place of birth Waipukurau, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
Height 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in)
Weight 112 kg (17 st 9 lb)
University Lincoln University
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Lock
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011– Canterbury 20 (0)
correct as of 19 October 2014.
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2013 – Crusaders 26 (0)
correct as of 3 August 2014.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011
2013–
New Zealand U20
New Zealand
5
2
(0)
(0)
correct as of 17 November 2014.

Dominic Bird (born (1991-04-09)9 April 1991) is a New Zealand rugby union player who plays as a lock for Canterbury in the ITM Cup.[1] Having been a member of the Crusaders Wider Training Group in 2012 he was selected as a senior squad member for the 2013 Super Rugby season.[2][3] Bird was selected for the 2013 All Blacks wider training squad of 38 to train for the June test series against France and went on to make his international debut against Japan in November.[4]

Born in Hawke's Bay, Bird moved to Christchurch where he attended Lincoln University on a Rugby Scholarship.[5]

Bird was a member of the New Zealand Under 20 team won the 2011 IRB Junior World Championship in Italy.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Dominic Bird Canterbury Player Profile". Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Dominic Bird Crusaders Player Profile". stuff.co.nz. 26 September 2012. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Big lock spurns John Kirwan's overtures". stuff.co.nz. 26 September 2012. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  4. ^ http://www.theroar.com.au/2013/11/01/lanky-nz-lock-bird-ready-for-test-debut/
  5. ^ "Super Rugby Profile: Crusaders – Dominic Bird". Retrieved 21 November 2012. 
  6. ^ "Dominic Bird IRB JWC profile". Retrieved 29 October 2012. 

External links

  • Dominic Bird at AllBlacks.com
  • Dominic Bird itsrugby.co.uk Player Statistics