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Julian Savea
New Zealand
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Full name Sio Julian Savea
Born August 7, 1990, Wellington
Current age 24 years 24 days
Major teams Hurricanes, New Zealand Under-20s, Wellington, New Zealand
Position Wing
Height 6 ft 4 in
Weight 231 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 2012-2014 24 24 0 120 24 0 0 0 22 1 1 93.75
Bledisloe Cup 2013-2014 5 5 0 10 2 0 0 0 4 0 1 90.00
The Rugby Championship 2012-2014 11 11 0 30 6 0 0 0 10 0 1 95.45

Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v Ireland at Auckland, Jun 9, 2012 match details
Last Test New Zealand v Australia at Auckland, Aug 23, 2014 match details
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Profile

A former Sevens and Under-20 international, Savea made a major impact on Test debut for New Zealand by running three tries past Ireland at Eden Park in Auckland. Blessed with blistering pace and a great step, the Wellington-born winger drew comparisons with All Black great Jonah Lomu during the early stages of his career. Having made his representative bow as a member of Gordon Tietjens' Sevens squad in 2009, Savea graduated to the successful Baby Blacks squad at the Junior World Championship the following year. After bagging eight tries during the tournament he was named Young Player of the Year by the International Rugby Board (IRB). His provincial debut, for Wellington, followed, along with a call-up to the Hurricanes' Super Rugby panel. After a strong start to the 2012 season, Savea was rewarded with a call-up to Steve Hansen's first All Blacks squad.

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Aug 23, 2014
New Zealand's Julian Savea celebrates his try as Michael Hooper fails to catch him
New Zealand's Julian Savea celebrates his try as Michael Hooper fails to catch him
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Aug 23, 2014
New Zealand's Kieran Read congratulates Julian Savea for his first try
New Zealand's Kieran Read congratulates Julian Savea for his first try
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Jun 28, 2014
The Hurricanes'  Julian Savea celebrates victory
The Hurricanes' Julian Savea celebrates victory
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Jun 21, 2014
Chris Robshaw cannot stop Julian Savea
Chris Robshaw cannot stop Julian Savea
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