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Zinzan Brooke

Legendary All Blacks Captain, World Cup Winner
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    Zinzan Brooke was one of the most skillful forwards to have pulled on the famous All Black jersey. He possessed the flair and ability of a back and combined this with the raw toughness and durability of an uncompromising back row specialist. Brought up on a dairy farm in North Auckland with four brothers and one sister, Zinzan has always been nothing but ultra competitive, with an innate desire to win.

    A talent that was spotted at junior level, he was selected to play for the national colts team, but it was while representing the New Zealand Sevens side in 1987, that he established himself as a standout player.

    Whilst he was out working on a construction site the call came to attend an All Black trial. The Mahurangi College student was selected for the 1987 world cup squad and played in the pool match against Argentina at the age of 22, scoring the first of his 41 tries for the All Blacks. New Zealand went on to win this first ever world cup tournament, a feat that no All Black team has repeated since, so Zinzan is part of an extremely elite bunch.

    Zinzan went on to play in the 1991 and 1995 World cups. It was in the ’95 competition semi-final that the audacious Zinzan dropped a 47m drop goal, which is simply something that forwards don’t do, but he was no ordinary player.

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