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Beauden Barrett

Taranaki born and bred, Beauden Barrett made his ITM Cup provincial debut in 2010. He has played for the All Blacks Sevens and was a member of the New Zealand Under 20 side that won the won the 2011 IRB Junior World Championship.

A mercurial player, Barrett was New Zealand’s top individual points scorer in the 2014 Investec Super Rugby competition, with 209 points for the season. He was in similar impressive form for the All Blacks in 2014. Regurlarly brought on from the bench to spark the backline, he has also shown his ability to run the game from the kickoff with three starts against Argentina and South Africa this year.

The game is in his genes: his father Kevin also played for both Taranaki and the Hurricanes and his brothers Kane and Scott and cousin Neesha have all played first-class rugby

Player
Position:
First Five-Eighths
Born:
27/05/1991
Physical:
1.87m, 91kg
Test Debut:
v Ireland at Hamilton, 23 June 2012
Test Points Breakdown:
4t, 21c, 14p
Test Points:
104
All Blacks Caps:
27
Provincial Team:
Taranaki
Super Rugby Team:
Hurricanes

Career Comments

  • Career notes:
    All Blacks squad (2012)

    Hurricanes Investec Super Rugby squad (2011)
    Taranaki ITM Cup squad (2010)
    New Zealand Sevens (2010)
    Taranaki Under 18 (2009,2008)
    Hurricanes Schools (2009)

    Favourites:
    Rugby ground: Twickenham, London
    Rugby player and why: Conrad Smith because he is a great person and player
    Food: Mum’s roast pork
    Actor/Actress: Hugh Jackman
    Movie: Hangover
    Book:
    Singer/Band/Music type: Anything but heavy metal
    Holiday destination:  Ireland
    Non-rugby sports team: Real Madrid
    If you could meet one person, who would it be and why: Roger Federer because of the way he conducts himself
    Earliest rugby memories: Playing barefoot in the frost for Rahotu 15th grade
    I hate it when….I get asked this question
    I can’t live without…..My phone
    If I wasn’t a rugby player I would be….A golfer or at university

Test Match record

(+) subsitute (-) replaced

2012
23 June v Ireland at Hamilton 60-0 (+)
8 Sep v Argentina at Wellington 21-5 (+)
12 Nov v Scotland at Edinburgh 51-22 (+)
18 Nov v Italy at Rome 42-10 (-)
15 Nov v Wales at Cardiff 33-10 (+)

2013
8 June v France at Auckland 23-13 (+)
15 June v France at Christchurch 30-0 (+)
22 June v France at New Plymouth 24-9 (+)
17 August v Australia at Sydney 47-29 (+)
7 Sept v Argentina at Hamilton 28-13 (+)
14 Sept v South Africa at Auckland 29-15 (+)
28 Sep v Argentina at La Plata 33-15 (+)
5 Oct v South Africa at Johannesburg 38-27 (+)
19 Oct v Australia at Dunedin 41-33 (+)
2 Nov v Japan at Tokyo 54-6
25 Nov v Ireland at Dublin 24-22 (+)

2014
7 June v England at Auckland 20-15 (+)
14 June v England at Dunedin 28-27 (+)
21 Jun vs England at Hamilton 36-13 (+)
16 Aug v Australia at Sydney 12-12 (+)
23 Aug v Australia at Auckland 51-20 (+)
6 Sept v Argentina at Napier 28-9 (-)
13 Sept v South Africa at Wellington 14-10 (+)
28 Sept v Argentina at La Plata 34-13
5 Oct v South Africa at Johannesburg 25-27
18 Oct v Australia at Brisbane 29-28 (-)
8 Nov v England at London 24-21 (+)