Michael Collins

Michael Collins


  • Number: 261
  • Position: Utility Back
  • Born: 03 June 1993
  • Height: 187 cm
  • Weight: 94 kg
  • Province: Otago
  • Blues Debut: 2017 v Rebels
  • Blues Caps: 26 (SR 25)

Michael moved from Queenstown to attend Otago Boys High where he captained the 1st XV and was selected for New Zealand Schools in 2011. He was first selected for Otago in 2012 and has played 32 times for the province, and was a standout player for NZ in the Under-20 World Cup in 2013.

Michael, a complete utility who can play midfield, wing or fullback, enjoyed an off-season stint playing for the famed Llanelli Scarlets in the Pro12 competition last season.