1999 - Otago Highlanders Squad
Tony Brown

Born - 17. 1. 75 at Balclutha
Physical - 1.79 m ; 80 kg
Position - First Five Eight
School - Kings High School ; Otago University
NPC Team - Otago
First Class Career - 84 games, 18 tries, 895 points
Super 12 Career - 24 games, 3 tries, 174 points


Established new 'points in a match' and 'points in a season' records for the first division in the 1998 N.P.C. In 1998 he was awarded the Tom French Cup for the Outstanding Maori Player of the Year - and the Air New Zealand Cup for the Outstanding First Division N.P.C.  Player. Is already second on the Highlanders points scoring list and third on the Otago points scoring list.

Nick Name - Yummy, Downtown
My earliest rugby memory is of - Playing in ice at Kaitangata
The position I played at secondary school was - 2nd five
My favourite rugby star back then (if obscure,qualify) - Joe Stanley
The player I respect the most is - Everyone who I play against
If there's one side I like to beat it is (Why?) - Auckland - because I've never beaten them
The best thing about rugby is - Friends and big crowds
The worst thing about rugby is - Cold days when training
My best moment in rugby was - Making the Otago team and NZ Colts & NZ Maori
My best moment outside of rugby was - Buying a house


• Food - Chicken
• Book/Magazine - Kane & Able
• T.V Programme - Friends
• Movie - Braveheart
• Actor/Actress - Harrison Ford
• Country to visit - South Africa
• Ground - Carisbrook

I hate it when - It rains
I'd hate to be without - Money
The best advice my mother gave me was - To play rugby
The Sportsperson I most admired is - Michael Jordan
For relaxation I like to - Watch movies
If I wasn't a rugby player I'd like to be - Professional basketball player
My other major interest is - All sports
My ambition in life is - To have a good one
Other Interests - Cricket, basketball, tennis, play station


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