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Mike Delany
Mike Delany.jpg
Full name Mike Delany
Date of birth (1982-06-15) 15 June 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth Rotorua, New Zealand
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 87 kg (13 st 10 lb)
School Rotorua Boys' High School
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position First five-eighth/fullback
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011-2013
2013-
Panasonic Wild Knights
ASM Clermont Auvergne
27
19
(80)
(86)
correct as of 7 July 2014.
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2005–2010 Bay of Plenty 61 (489)
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007, 2012
2009–2011
Highlanders
Chiefs
9
22
(48)
(4)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2009 New Zealand 1 (3)

Mike Delany is a New Zealander and Rugby Union player who plays for ASM Clermont Auvergne in the Top 14 League in France. Previously he has played for the Chiefs and Highlanders in Super Rugby, Bay of Plenty in the ITM Cup, and the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks. He has also played in Japan for the Panasonic Wild Knights in 2011, although was temporarily contracted to the Otago Highlanders during part of their 2012 season.

Career[edit]

Delany plays at first five-eighth but can also cover fullback. Prior to playing for the Chiefs, he played for the Highlanders and also for Bay of Plenty in the ITM Cup.[1] Delany was chosen as one of 4 new caps to the New Zealand team for their End of Year of tour of 2009, playing one match on the tour.[2] In 2011 he signed for the Panasonic Wild Knights. In 2012, due to injuries to both starting and back up five-eighths Colin Slade and Lima Sopoaga for the Highlanders, Delany signed with his former team to fill the position till they returned. Whilst still under contract with the Panasonic Wild Knights, he played on loan at Clermont, but signed a two year deal with the French club in April 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player Profiles". Chiefs.co.nz. 15 June 1982. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Four new caps in All Blacks squad – Sport – NZ Herald News". Nzherald.co.nz. 18 October 2009. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 

External links[edit]


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27 news items

Irish Independent

Irish Independent
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 18:34:56 -0700

Bell led the school to the national final four years running, winning two, and along the way he introduced future All Blacks Liam Messam and Mike Delany to the team. STINIT. It was there that he first encountered Joe Schmidt - another teacher at ...

Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nz
Sun, 05 Oct 2014 14:56:07 -0700

McAlister kicked five penalties and a conversion as Toulouse ended a five-match losing streak with a 22-10 win. And in the south, former Chiefs first-five Mike Delany came off the bench but couldn't spark an uncharacteristically poor Clermont side ...

Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:47:40 -0700

Colin Slade, Aaron Cruden, Mike Delany and Luke McAlister were all tried at various stages as well. None were necessarily poor. But none were anywhere near the level of Carter either. When he returned to the team in late-2009, things began to look up ...

Bangkok Post

Bangkok Post
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 09:46:04 -0700

Clermont retained their French Top 14 lead with a gritty 19-8 win at Oyonnax, but a bonus-point 40-17 triumph for champions Toulon over Montpellier trimmed their advantage at the top. Clermont's New Zealander fly-half Mike Delany (R) runs with the ball ...

Sports.fr

Sports.fr
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 01:48:45 -0700

Du Clermontois Mike Delany, en manque de temps de jeu en Auvergne, mais que l'ASM n'a pas l'intention de libérer pour renforcer l'un de ses rivaux, au Dacquois, Ilian Perreaux, dont le retour de prêt, n'est pas plus envisageable, le club de Mohed ...

Sports.fr

20minutes.fr
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:45:37 -0700

Au sein du Top 14, le Néo-Zélandais Mike Delany, 34 minutes de jeu cette saison, avait les faveurs montpelliéraines. Las, Clermont a refusé d'étoffer un concurrent direct. « Je les comprends », glisse l'entraîneur. Comme le refus des Sud-Africains ...

L'Equipe.fr

L'Equipe.fr
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:40:29 -0700

Le Belge devance Dan Martin (Garmin-Sharp) de trois secondes. - Rugby : Privé pour au moins trois moins de son ouvreur François Trinh-Duc, opéré samedi d'une fracture du tibia, Montpellier souhaite engager un joker médical. Ilian Perraux, Mike Delany ...
 
Toute l'actualité sportive sur Orange
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:42:46 -0700

Julien Bardy (visage), Thierry Lacrampe, Wesley Fofana (ischio-jambiers), Nick Abendanon (côtes) et Mike Delany (cuisse) sont ainsi incertains. L'ASM est leader de Top 14 après neuf journées avec 31 points, soit trois d'avance sur Toulon.
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