Michael Collins (New Zealand rugby player)

Michael William Vincent Collins (born 3 June 1993) is a professional rugby union player who plays in the midfield for the Otago team in the ITM Cup Championship. He is a former captain of the Otago Boys' High School 1st XV and a former New Zealand Schools representative. He has turned down offers from the NRL franchise the Melbourne Storm and ITM Cup Premiership side Waikato to play for Otago.

Michael Collins
Full nameMichael William Vincent Collins
Date of birth (1993-06-03) 3 June 1993 (age 26)
Place of birthQueenstown, New Zealand
Height186 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight99 kg (218 lb; 15 st 8 lb)
SchoolOtago Boys' High School
UniversityUniversity of Otago
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fullback, Centre
Current team Otago, Highlanders
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2012– Otago 60 (80)
2015–2016 Scarlets 16 (15)
2017–2019 Blues 29 (25)
2020– Highlanders 0 (0)
Correct as of 19 October 2019
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013 New Zealand U20 5 (10)
Correct as of 19 October 2019


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