Michael James Bowie Hobbs

Surname: 
Hobbs
First names: 
Michael James Bowie
Known by: 
Jock
Country: 
New Zealand
Player number: 
836
No of AB games: 
39
AB years: 
1983 - 1986
Clubs: 

Christchurch
University

Provincial teams: 

Canterbury B 1979
Canterbury 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986
Wellington 1987

Provincial captain: 

Sth Island 1985
Barbarians 1985

Country captain: 

1984, 1985, 1986

Biography: 

1979: B: Flanker - 2 games
1980: Flanker - 3 games
1981: Flanker - 14 games - 2 tries (8 pts)
1982: Flanker (13), No 8 (1) - 14 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1983: AB's: Flanker - 7 tests, 3 tour games - 3 tries (12 pts)
1983: Flanker - 15 games - 3 tries (12 pts)
1983: NZ Possibles: Flanker - 1 game
1984: AB's: Flanker - 6 tests, 7 tour games [4 as Captain] - 5 tries (20 pts)
1984: Flanker - 7 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1984: Sth Island: Flanker - 1 game
1985: AB's: Flanker - 5 tests [2 as Captain], 4 tour games [all as Captain] - 4 tries (16 pts)
1985: Flanker - 12 games - 2 tries (8 pts)
1985: Barbarians: Flanker - 4 games
1985: Sth Island: Flanker - 1 game
1986: AB's: Flanker - 4 tests ([2 as captain], 3 tour games [all as captain] - 1 try (4 pts)
1986: Flanker - 9 games - 6 tries (24 pts)
1986: Barbarians: Flanker - 1 game
1986: NZ Cavaliers: Flanker - 7 games
1987: Flanker - 2 games
1987: Centurions: Flanker - 1 game - 2 tries (8 pts)

Sub Total: AB's: 22 tests, 17 tour games (52 pts):
Prov: Ca: 74 games (60 pts): We: 2 games:
Others: 18 games (8 pts)

Total: 133 games (120 pts)

2011: IRB Vernon Pugh Award for Distinguished Service
2011: Steinlager Salver (For outstanding service to rugby)