Eric Rush

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Rugby Player
Date of Birth February 11, 1965
Place of Birth New Zealand
Age 56 years old
Horoscope Aquarius

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Eric James Rush is a New Zealand former rugby union footballer and rugby sevens legend. His New Zealand Sevens career began in 1988 and ran until past his 39th birthday in 2004. Rush played in more than 60 tournaments, with the highlights being two Commonwealth Games gold medals and the World Cup Sevens victory in 2001. He was also voted Best and Fairest Player at the 1991 Hong Kong Sevens.

About Eric Rush

Former wing for the New Zealand national team, considered one of the greatest Sevens players ever.

Before Fame

He made his All Blacks debut in 1992.


He played a major role in the All Blacks' 2001 World Cup Sevens win.

Family Life

He was born in Kaeo, New Zealand.


He was teammates with Ian Jones on the New Zealand squad that finished as runners-up in the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

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  • Rugby sevens players at the 2002 Commonwealth Games
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  • New Zealand male rugby sevens players
  • People educated at Tangaroa College
  • North Harbour rugby union players
  • New Zealand international rugby sevens players
  • Commonwealth Games medallists in rugby sevens
  • Commonwealth Games gold medallists for New Zealand
  • Māori All Blacks players
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Latest information about Eric Rush updated on February 23, 2021.

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