Scott Barrett rugby player
Scott Barrett rugby player

Scott Barrett

20th Nov 1993 1.97m/111kg No 4 Lock

Scott attended Francis Douglas Memorial College, which also produced brother Beauden and Jordie, and was the alma mater of All Blacks midfield legend Conrad Smith.

Rugby is in Scott's blood. His father, Kevin "Smiley" Barrett, played over 100 games for Taranaki and 33 matches for the Hurricanes in 1997 and 1998. Scott has four brothers, two of whom are also current Super Rugby players and All Blacks (Beauden and Jordie.)

Scott Barrett made his debut in Super Rugby for the Crusaders in 2014, injuries to international second-row forwards Sam Whitelock and Luke Romano saw Barrett named on the replacements bench for the match against the Blues on 5 July 2014. He came on as a replacement for Jimmy Tupou in a 21-13 win for his side. Since then, he has been a regular member of the team and a crucial part of the Crusaders team that won three consecutive Super Rugby titles from 2017 to 2019.

Barrett made his international debut for the All Blacks in 2016 against Ireland in Chicago.

Barrett took his Super Rugby cap tally to over 100 in 2023 and has scored 15 tries. In his international career, He has over 50 test caps to his name and has scored 7 tries.

He was part of the All Black squad that finished 3rd in Japan at the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

In May 2020, he signed a new deal with New Zealand and the Crusaders until at least 2023

Scott Barrett is known for his athleticism, work rate, and versatility on the field. He is also recognized as a leader both on and off the field, having captained the Crusaders in the absence of Sam Whitelock. He is regarded as one of the best rugby players in the world and is expected to continue making a significant contribution to New Zealand rugby for many years to come.

Ahead of the Rugby World Cup 2023, Barrett has been named in the squad for New Zealand.

S.C March 2023


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