Sam Nock

Sam Nock


  • Number: 253
  • Position: Halfback
  • Born: 18 June 1996
  • Height: 178 cm
  • Weight: 85 kg
  • Province: Northland
  • Blues Debut: 2016 v Hurricanes
  • Blues Caps: 17 (SR 16)

Sam is a blue chip prospect, playing for St Kentigern College for three seasons, and captaining for the final year when they won a national and the world schools crown in Japan.

The halfback from Northland was selected for NZ Schools in 2014, including wins over Fiji and Australia, and the NZ Under-20 side in 2016 where he was a standout.

Sam made his debut for Northland in 2015, with 17 caps, before being selected for the Blues in 2016, making his debut as a replacement against the Hurricanes.

He is a player with a fast and long pass, but also with an excellent kicking game and strong runner.