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Xavier Rush

Xavier Rush joined the Cardiff Blues from the Auckland Blues in 2005. The Kiwi powerhouse was an instant hit with the fans with both his aggressive attacking play and leadership qualities being appreciated by all and saw Rush being named as The Supporters’ Club Player of the Season
Xavier was made Captain of the Cardiff Blues in the summer of 2006 and had enjoyed a very successful period as captain of the Auckland Blues winning the NPC title, Ranfurly Shield and clinching the Super 12 title.

DOB13th Jul 1977
BirthplaceAuckland, N Zealand
Height1.88 m (6' 2")
Weight113 kg (17 st 11 lb)
PositionNo. 8
HonoursNew Zealand (8 caps)
Date Opposition Tries Conv DG Pen YC RC Pts Mins
11/09/2011
Benetton Treviso







31
16/09/2011
Ulster Rugby







70
23/09/2011
Munster Rugby







80
01/10/2011
Glasgow Warriors







80
08/10/2011
Aironi Rugby
1





5
80
29/10/2011
Connacht Rugby







80
11/11/2011
Racing Métro 92







70
18/11/2011
London Irish







21
02/12/2011
Leinster Rugby







80
09/12/2011
Edinburgh Rugby







80
16/12/2011
Edinburgh Rugby







80
23/12/2011
Newport Gwent Dragons







80
01/01/2012
Ospreys







80
07/01/2012
Leinster Rugby







80
14/01/2012
London Irish







80
22/01/2012
Racing Métro 92







80
05/02/2012
Harlequins







51
10/02/2012
Connacht Rugby







80
17/02/2012
Ulster Rugby







80
03/03/2012
Benetton Treviso







80
15/03/2012
Newport Gwent Dragons







80
24/03/2012
Scarlets







80
07/04/2012
Leinster Rugby







80
Total Played 23 1
0
0
0
1
0
5
1683
CompetitionTeamPlayedTriesConvDGPenYCRCPts
2011-2012 - Heineken Cup
Cardiff Blues
7







2011-2012 - LV= Cup
Cardiff Blues
0 +1







2011-2012 - RaboDirect PRO12
Cardiff Blues
14 +1
1



1

5
2011-2012 Total

21 +2
1



1

5
2010-2011 - Heineken Cup
Cardiff Blues
4





1

2010-2011 - Magners League
Cardiff Blues
18 +1
3





15
2010-2011 Total

22 +1
3




1
15
2009-2010 - Amlin Challenge Cup
Cardiff Blues
3







2009-2010 - Friendly
Cardiff Blues
1







2009-2010 - Heineken Cup
Cardiff Blues
5
2





10
2009-2010 - LV= Cup
Cardiff Blues
4
1





5
2009-2010 - Magners League
Cardiff Blues
15
2





10
2009-2010 Total

28
5





25
2008-2009 - EDF Energy Cup
Cardiff Blues
2







2008-2009 - Heineken Cup
Cardiff Blues
2 +2
1





5
2008-2009 - Magners League
Cardiff Blues
2 +3







2008-2009 Total

6 +5
1





5
2007-2008 - EDF Energy Cup
Cardiff Blues
3
2





10
2007-2008 - Heineken Cup
Cardiff Blues
7







2007-2008 - Magners League
Cardiff Blues
13 +1
2





10
2007-2008 Total

23 +1
4





20
2006-2007 - EDF Energy Cup
Cardiff Blues
2 +1







2006-2007 - Heineken Cup
Cardiff Blues
4 +1







2006-2007 - Magners League
Cardiff Blues
18
5





25
2006-2007 Total

24 +2
5





25
2005-2006 - Celtic League
Cardiff Blues
12







2005-2006 - Heineken Cup
Cardiff Blues
4
2





10
2005-2006 - Powergen Cup
Cardiff Blues
1 +1
1





5
2005-2006 Total

17 +1
3





15
Total - Heineken Cup

33 +3
5




1
25
Total - LV= Cup

12 +3
4





20
Total - RaboDirect PRO12

92 +6
13



1

65
Total - Amlin Challenge Cup

3







Total - Friendly

1







Total

141 +12
22
0
0
0
1
1
110
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