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. He has continued to improve, really hitting his straps this year for the Crusaders where he also fulfilled a vice-captaincy role.
 
Crotty has earned national recognition as well, being selected for the Junior All Blacks in 2009. He was also a member of the successful New Zealand Under-20 team at the Junior World Championship in Wales in 2011 and captained the team against Ireland.
 
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

54

Provincial Debut

2008 v Otago

Provincial Points

60 (12t)

Place Of Birth

Nelson

Position

Midfield back