Kurt Baker rugby player
Kurt Baker rugby player

Kurt Baker

7th Oct 1988 1.85m/92kg Fullback

Baker was selected in the New Zealand Sevens squad for the opening two rounds of the 2008/2009 IRB World Sevens Series in Dubai and George, making his international rugby debut at the Dubai Exiles Rugby Ground. In 2009 Baker was named in the New Zealand Sevens trial squad, but went on to play in the England, Scotland, Dubai and George Sevens later that year. In 2010 he secured a permanent position in the New Zealand Sevens squad, playing in all 6 tournaments. In the Hong Kong Sevens, he led the New Zealand team in scoring 4 tries in their semi-final win over Fiji and 2 tries in their Cup finals loss to Samoa. He was also the top individual try scorer and point scorer of the tournament. Later in 2010 Baker was then named in Gordon Tietjens squad to take part at the Commonwealth Games.He was a stand out in the finals against Australia coming on as a replacement and scoring one of the winning tries to ensure them the gold medal.

Career

manawatu-logo Manawatu
Fullback
2008 - present
nz New Zealand 7's
Fullback
2014 - present
highlanders Highlanders
Fullback
2011 - 2015
processimage Taranaki
Fullback
2009 - 2016
maoriAllBlacks Maori All Blacks
Fullback
2014 - 2017
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Fullback
2016 - 2017