Jeremy Thrush

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Jeremy Thrush
Birth nameJeremy Thrush
Date of birth (1985-04-19) 19 April 1985 (age 35)
Place of birth Auckland, Auckland Region, New Zealand
Height1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Weight118 kg (18 st 8 lb)
School Hutt Valley High School
Notable relative(s)Jayden Thrush, Josh Lord
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
Amateur team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
Hutt Old Boys Marist [1] ()
Senior career
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2015–2018 Gloucester 52 (35)
2019 Force 8 ()
Provincial / State sides
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2006–2015 Wellington 87 (120)
Correct as of 23 October 2015
Super Rugby
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2008–2015 Hurricanes 110 (50)
2020 Force 2 (0)
Correct as of 17 July 2020
National team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2013–2015 New Zealand 11 (10)
Correct as of 17 November 2014

Jeremy Thrush (born 19 April 1985) is a rugby union lock who played for the Western Force. He previously played for 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.

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]

On 10 May 2018, Thrush returned to the southern hemisphere in Australia to sign for Western Force as part of the Global Rapid Rugby competition and recently played for them in Super Rugby AU. [4] [5]

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References

  1. "Jeremy Thrush slips quietly out of Wellington rugby". Stuff.
  2. Jeremy Thrush player profile Scrum.com
  3. "Jeremy Thrush: Gloucester sign New Zealand lock from Hurricanes". BBC Sport. 13 January 2015.
  4. "Gloucester Rugby lock Jeremy Thrush confirms next destination". Gloucestershire Live. 10 May 2018. Retrieved 3 August 2020.
  5. "Force ready to return". Western Force. 27 May 2020. Retrieved 3 August 2020.