Tom Robinson (rugby union)

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Tom Robinson
Date of birth (1994-11-10) 10 November 1994 (age 24)
Place of birth New Zealand
Height198 cm (6 ft 6 in)
Weight110 kg (240 lb; 17 st 5 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Flanker
Senior career
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2016– Northland 12 (10)
Correct as of 31 October 2018
Super Rugby
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2019– Blues 0 (0)
Correct as of 31 October 2018

Tom Robinson (born 10 November 1994 in New Zealand) is a New Zealand rugby union player who plays for the Blues in Super Rugby. His playing position is flanker. He has signed for the Blues squad in 2019. Notably the first mormon Blues team member since Mills Mulliaina. [1]

New Zealand Country in Oceania

New Zealand is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country geographically comprises two main landmasses—the North Island, and the South Island —and around 600 smaller islands. New Zealand is situated some 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) east of Australia across the Tasman Sea and roughly 1,000 kilometres (600 mi) south of the Pacific island areas of New Caledonia, Fiji, and Tonga. Because of its remoteness, it was one of the last lands to be settled by humans. During its long period of isolation, New Zealand developed a distinct biodiversity of animal, fungal, and plant life. The country's varied topography and its sharp mountain peaks, such as the Southern Alps, owe much to the tectonic uplift of land and volcanic eruptions. New Zealand's capital city is Wellington, while its most populous city is Auckland.

Rugby union Team sport, code of rugby football

Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world simply as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century. One of the two codes of rugby football, it is based on running with the ball in hand. In its most common form, a game is between two teams of 15 players using an oval-shaped ball on a rectangular field with H-shaped goalposts at each end.

The Blues are a professional rugby union team based in Auckland, New Zealand who play in the Super Rugby competition. Like New Zealand's four other Super Rugby teams, the Blues were established by the NZRU in 1996. One of the most successful teams in Super Rugby history, the Blues won the competition in its first two seasons, 1996 and 1997, and again in 2003. Additionally, the team were finalists in 1998 and semi-finalists in 2007 and 2011.

Reference list

  1. "Blues promote from within for 2019" (Press release). Blues. 31 October 2018. Retrieved 31 October 2018.

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