Michael Niko Jones

Surname: 
Jones
First names: 
Michael Niko
Country: 
New Zealand
Player number: 
882
No of AB games: 
74
AB years: 
1987 - 1998
Clubs: 

Waitemata

Provincial teams: 

Auckland 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999
NZ Colts 1986
NZ XV 1994, 1995

Super teams: 

Blues 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999

Super captain: 

Blues 98

Biography: 

1985: Flanker - 2 games - 4 tries (16 pts)
1985: NZ Colts Trial: Flanker - 1 game - 2 tries (8 pts)
1986: Flanker [1], No 8 [5] - 6 games - 3 tries (12 pts)
1986: NZ Colts: Flanker - 3 games - 3 tries (12 pts)
1987: AB's: Flanker - 5 tests - 2 tries (8 pts)
1987: Flanker [10], No 8 [2] - 12 games - 10 tries (40 pts)
1987: Nth Zone: Flanker - 2 games - 3 tries (12 pts)
1987: Probables: Flanker - 1 game
1987: Probables: Flanker - 1 game
1987: Barbarians: No 8 - 4 games - 4 tries (16 pts)
1987: Maunsell Invitation XV: Flanker - 1 game - 1 try (4 pts)
1988: AB's: Flanker - 4 tests, 5 tour games - 2 tries (8 pts)
1988: Flanker - 8 games - 2 tries (8 pts)
1988: Nth Zone: Flanker - 2 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1989: AB's: Flanker - 4 tests - 2 tries (8 pts)
1989: Flanker - 4 games - 2 tries (8 pts)
1989: Nth Zone: Flanker - 1 game
1989: Probables: Flanker - 1 game
1990: AB's: Flanker - 2 tests, 3 tour games - 2 tries (8 pts)
1990: Flanker [3], No 8 [1] - 4 games - 2 tries (8 pts)
1991: AB's: Flanker - 6 tests, 3 tour games, No 8 - 1 test, 2 tour games - 3 tries         (12 pts)
1991: Flanker [6], No 8 [1] - 7 games - 3 tries (12 pts)
1991: Probables: Flanker - 1 game
1992: AB's: Flanker - 6 tests, 5 tour games - 1 try (5 pts)
1992: Flanker - 6 games
1993: AB's: Flanker - 5 tests
1993: Flanker [7], No 8 [5] - 12 games - 4 tries (20 pts)
1993: NZ Trial: Probables: Flanker - 1 game
1994: AB's: Flanker - 2 tests
1994: Flanker [4], No 8 [1] - 5 games - 1 try (5 pts)
1994: NZ XV: Flanker - 1 game
1995: AB's: Flanker - 4 tests, 1 tour game, No 8 - 1 test - 1 try (5 pts)
1995: Flanker [9], No 8 [5] - 14 games - 5 tries, 1 C (27 pts)
1995: Nth Island: Flanker - 1 game
1995: NZ XV: Flanker - 1 game - 1 try (5 pts)
1996: AB's: Flanker - 10 tests - 2 tries (10 pts)
1996: Bl: Flanker - 8 games - 1 try (5 pts)
1996: Flanker - 4 games - 2 tries (10 pts)
1996: NZ Barbarians: Flanker - 1 game
1997: AB's: Flanker - 1 test - 1 try (5 pts)
1997: Bl: Flanker - 9 games - 4 tries (20 pts)
1998: AB's: Flanker - 4 tests
1998: Bl: Flanker [4], No 8 [7] - 11 games - 2 tries (10 pts)
1998: Sub - 1 game
1999: Bl: Flanker [1], No 8 [7] - 8 games
1999: Flanker [10], Sub [1] - 11 games - 2 tries, 1 C (12 pts)

Sub Total: AB's: 55 tests, 19 tour games (69 pts):
Super: 36 games (35 pts):                   
Prov: 96 games (178 pts):
Others: 23 games (61 pts)

Total: 229 games (343 pts)

Played for Samoa

2014: Inducted World Rugby Hall of Fame