Ged Robinson (born 20 June 1983 in Wellington, New Zealand) is a rugby union footballer. His regular playing position is hooker. He formerly represented the Melbourne Rebels in Super Rugby, and he formerly played 5 games for the Hurricanes and mostly on the bench the Wellington Lions in New Zealand.

Ged Robinson
Ged Robinson Debut for Rolleston.jpg
Birth nameGed Robinson
Date of birth (1983-06-20) 20 June 1983 (age 36)
Place of birthWellington, New Zealand
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight105 kg (16 st 7 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2007
2008–10
2013–14
2015
Manawatu
Wellington
Hawke's Bay
Canterbury
10
27
19
9
(0)
(10)
(0)
(0)
Correct as of 26 October 2015
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009
2011–13
2014
2015–16
Hurricanes
Melbourne Rebels
Highlanders
Crusaders
5
46
15
4
(0)
(35)
(5)
(0)
Correct as of 23 July 2016

Melbourne RebelsEdit

In 2011, the Rebels first season in Super Rugby competition, Robinson played in every match. In 2012 he played 14 of a possible 16 games.[1] He will leave the Rebels after the 2013 Super Rugby season to return to New Zealand and join ITM Cup side Hawke's Bay.[2][3] He joins Rebels head coach Damien Hill and fellow Rebels players James O'Connor, Cooper Vuna, Gareth Delve, Nick Phipps, Nic Henderson, James King, Tim Davidson and Richard Kingi on the list of departing Rebels at the end of the 2013 season. His last game as a Rebels player was a home game against New Zealand franchise the Highlanders, a match that also turned out to be the last Rebels match for head coach Damien Hill and players James O'Connor, Cooper Vuna, Gareth Delve, Nick Phipps and Nic Henderson. In front of over 12,000 spectators, the Rebels overcame a 24-point half-time deficit to achieve a remarkable 38-37 come-from-behind victory over the Highlanders, ending Robinson's tenure as a Rebels player on a winning note.[4][5]

HighlandersEdit

Robinson left Australia and moved to the Highlanders for the start of the 2014 Super Rugby season, where he came once again under the mentorship of former Wellington coach, Jamie Joseph.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ged Robinson Player Profile". Melbourne Rebels. 2013. Retrieved 19 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Rebel Ged returns to chase All Blacks dream". New Zealand: Fairfax. 9 May 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
  3. ^ Rebels Media Unit; Fairbairn, Pete (6 June 2013). "Robinson to reach 50 Super Rugby Caps" (Press release). Melbourne Rebels. Retrieved 6 June 2013.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 16 July 2013. Retrieved 13 July 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ http://www.foxsports.com.au/rugby/super-rugby/rebels-give-james-oconnor-and-coach-damien-hill-fairytale-send-off-with-win-over-highlanders/story-e6frf4qu-1226678700085#.UeDPkG0kPf0
  6. ^ Hepburn, Steve (3 April 2014). "Hooker back under wing of early mentor". Otago Daily Times. Retrieved 3 April 2014.

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