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Sam Christie (born 26 September 1986) is a New Zealand rugby union footballer who regularly plays as a fly-half.

Sam Christie
Birth nameSam Christie
Date of birth (1986-09-26) 26 September 1986 (age 33)
Place of birthTokoroa, New Zealand
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight90 kg (14 st 2 lb; 198 lb)
SchoolHamilton Boys' High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-half / Fullback
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014−16 Benetton Treviso 49 (32)
Correct as of 6 August 2016
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2006–13, 16− Waikato 56 (44)
Correct as of 25 August 2017
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013 Western Force 4 (0)
Correct as of 10 June 2013

Born in Tokoroa, Christie has represented New Zealand Schoolboys, Waikato Development, Waikato Under 20 and Bay of Plenty Under 23. He made his senior debut for Waikato during the 2006 season and has played 33 games and scored 15 points for his province.[1]

Having been overlooked by all of the Super Rugby franchises in his homeland, Christie agreed to join the Western Force ahead of the 2013 Super Rugby season where he will form part of the Extended Playing Squad.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sam Christie Waikato Player Profile". Retrieved 8 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Kiwi pivot rounds off Force". Retrieved 8 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Sam Christie Western Force Player Profile". Retrieved 8 January 2013.

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