Robin Matthew Brooke (born 10 December 1966 in Warkworth, New Zealand) is a former New Zealand rugby player. He played for the All Blacks in the 1990s, playing many tests alongside brother Zinzan Brooke.
|Birth name||Robin Matthew Brooke|
|Date of birth||10 December 1966|
|Place of birth||Warkworth, New Zealand|
|Height||1.97 m (6 ft 5 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||109 kg (17 st 2 lb)|
|Notable relative(s)||Zinzan Brooke|
|Children||2 boys and 2 girls|
|Rugby union career|
Brooke played representative rugby for Auckland, and made his All Blacks debut on June, 1992 against Ireland. He played 69 games for the All Blacks, 62 of them tests, and scored 4 tries, all in tests. Brooke captained the Blues in the Super 12 of 2000 and 2001 and was in the Auckland NPC sides in those two seasons before retiring at the end of the 2001 season.
In 2010, Brooke made a televised apology for allegedly groping a 15-year-old girl and grabbing her male friend by the throat whilst on holiday in Fiji. As part of a settlement he also made a contribution to charity and agreed to attend alcohol-counselling.
- Davison, Isaac (12 February 2010). "Brooke makes second apology". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 30 June 2010.
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