22-year-old Crusaders and All Blacks' midfielder, Braydon Ennor, has confirmed today that he has re-signed with the Crusaders Super Rugby club, and New Zealand Rugby, through to the 2023 season.
Crusaders Head Coach Scott Robertson made the announcement via the team's remote media session today.
Originally from Auckland, Ennor joined the Crusaders Academy in 2015 with a Woohoo NZ Tax Refunds scholarship and, following a stellar club season with the University Club. In 2017 Ennor was named in the New Zealand Under 20 team and helped the side lift the Junior Rugby World Cup in Georgia in June.
Later that season he was selected by Canterbury for their Mitre 10 Cup in the 2017 season. Ennor stormed onto the provincial rugby scene in 2017 with a standout season for the championship Canterbury team scoring 10 tries during the round-robin stages of the competition.
He has the versatility to play wing, mid-field or full-back and his knack of finding his way to the try line was huge boost to the Crusaders.
His debut season saw him score three tries in 8 matches as the Crusaders defended their title before he bettered his tally in 2019 scoring 10 tries in 17 games earning a call up and test debut for the All Blacks against Argentina in the Rugby Championship.