Ryan Crotty

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An intelligent midfielder and natural leader, Crotty has impressed for Canterbury since 2008 and for the Crusaders since 2009.
Crotty earned a call up to the All Blacks in 2013 and joined the squad again for the 2015 Bledisloe Cup as a replacement player. He has also been named in the 2016 side to contest the Rugby Championship. That followed national recognition as a Junior All Black in 2009 and a member of the successful New Zealand Under-20 team at the Junior World Championship in Wales in 2011.
Ryan’s father, Steve, played rugby for Nelson Bays and his mother Robyn is a former New Zealand Waterpolo representative.

Player Stats

Last Name

Crotty

Height

1.81m

Weight

96kg

Born

23/09/1988

Club

New Brighton

Provincial Caps

66

Provincial Debut

2008 v Otago

Provincial Points

75 (15t)

Super Caps

107

Super Debut

2009 v Hurricanes

Test Caps

23

Place Of Birth

Nelson

Position

Midfield back