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Jeremy Thrush (born 19 April 1985) is a rugby union lock who played for the Hurricanes in Super Rugby and Wellington Lions in the ITM Cup.[2] He represented the Junior All Blacks, New Zealand Under-19 and New Zealand Secondary Schools teams. He was a part of the victorious 2004 Under-19 World Championship team and was named the 2004 IRB World U19 Player of the Year.

Jeremy Thrush
Birth nameJeremy Thrush
Date of birth (1985-04-19) 19 April 1985 (age 34)
Place of birthAuckland, Auckland Region, New Zealand
Height1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Weight118 kg (18 st 8 lb)
SchoolHutt Valley High School
Notable relative(s)Jayden Thrush, Josh Lord
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock Fullback
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
Hutt Old Boys Marist[1] ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2015– Gloucester 52 (35)
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2006–2015 Wellington 87 (120)
Correct as of 23 October 2015
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008–2015 Hurricanes 110 (50)
Correct as of 5 July 2015
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013–2015 New Zealand 11 (10)
Correct as of 17 November 2014

Thrush made his debut as a replacement in the 68th minute of the All Blacks' second test against France in the 2013 Steinlager Series. On 13 January 2015, it was announced that Thrush would be joining Aviva Premiership side Gloucester after the 2015 Rugby World Cup.[3]


  1. ^ "Jeremy Thrush slips quietly out of Wellington rugby". Stuff.
  2. ^ Jeremy Thrush player profile
  3. ^ "Jeremy Thrush: Gloucester sign New Zealand lock from Hurricanes". BBC Sport. 13 January 2015.

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