|Birth name||Sam Christie|
|Date of birth||26 September 1986|
|Place of birth||Tokoroa, New Zealand|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||90 kg (14 st 2 lb; 198 lb)|
|School||Hamilton Boys' High School|
|Rugby union career|
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.
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.