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Scott Waldrom

Scott Waldrom made his name as a tearaway openside flanker for Taranaki, the Hurricanes and the Chiefs from 2004-2012. Waldrom made one appearance for the All Blacks in the historic encounter against Munster in 2008. As a sevens specialist, Waldrom played for the All Blacks Sevens from 2004-10. Waldrom has now turned his hand to coaching and continues to be involved in rugby from the grassroots up.

Player
Position:
Loose Forward
Born:
25/07/1980
Physical:
1.83m, 98kg
Test Points:
0
Caps:
0
Provincial Team:
Taranaki

Career Comments

  • After fighting back from a serious foot injury, Waldron has shown great high form in the number seven jersey in 2008, both for the Hurricanes and Taranaki.

    His pace allows him to get to the breakdown faster than most and he has the skill and size once there to secure the ball or create a turnover.

    His exceptional handling and attacking skills saw him picked for the New Zealand Sevens side in 2002 and 2007 and he has played alongside brother Thomas in Hurricanes and New Zealand Maori sides as well as also playing Rebel Sport Super 14 rugby for the Crusaders.

    Scott’s favourites: 

    Favourite rugby ground: Westpac Trust Stadium, Wellington

    Favourite player: Thomas Waldrom - because he has a cool brother

    Favourite food: Fettucini cabonara

    Favourite actor/actress: Will Farrell, Jack Black

    Favourite movie: Anything with Will Farrell, Jack Black, Ben Stiller, Adam Sandler & Steve Correll

    Favourite book: Harry Potter

    Favourite music: Guns 'n' Roses, Foo Fighters, Tenacious D

    Favourite non-rugby sports team: F1 Racing

    Favourite holiday destination: Canada

    Earliest rugby memories: Playing rugby in Wainuiomata on Saturday mornings and kicking the ball into the creek.

    I hate it when… The dog chews my phone charger

    I can’t live without… Robyn and Doug

    If I wasn't a rugby player I would be.... A teacher

    The All Black Games that Waldrom has played.
    (+) = substitute; (-) = replaced

    2008
    19 Nov v Munster at Limerick 18-16


    Below figures correct at beginning of the 2007 rugby calendar:

    Provincial Caps 21
    Provincial Points 40 (8t)
    Provincial Debut 2002 v Wairarapa Bush
    Super 12 Caps 1
    Super 12 Points 0
    Super 12 Debut 2004 v Hurricanes (Crusaders)