Sam Dickson (rugby union)

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Sam Dickson
Date of birth (1989-10-28) 28 October 1989 (age 31)
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight97 kg (214 lb)
Rugby union career
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
New Zealand

Sam Dickson (born 28 October 1989) is a New Zealand rugby sevens player.[1] He was educated at St Thomas of Canterbury College, Christchurch.[2] He was selected as a member of the New Zealand national rugby sevens team to the 2016 Summer Olympics.[3]

He was part of the 2014 Commonwealth Games squad.[4] He is of Māori descent, and affiliates to the Ngāi Tahu iwi.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team tracker: Rugby sevens". 5 July 2016. Retrieved 5 July 2016 – via New Zealand Herald.
  2. ^ "Rugby", St Thomas of Canterbury website (retrieved 20 September 2018)
  3. ^ "DICKSON Sam". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  4. ^ Smith, Tony (8 July 2014). "Dickson delighted at sevens selection". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  5. ^ "43 Māori athletes to head to Rio Olympics". Te Karere. 5 August 2016. Retrieved 6 August 2016.

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