Wayne Thomas (Sir) Shelford

Surname: 
Shelford
First names: 
Wayne Thomas (Sir)
Known by: 
Buck
Country: 
New Zealand
Player number: 
860
No of AB games: 
48
AB years: 
1985 - 1990
Clubs: 

North Shore (NH)
North Shore

Provincial teams: 

Auckland 1982, 1983, 1984
Auckland B 1982
North Harbour 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991
NZ Colts 1978
NZ Emerging Players 1985
NZ XV 1991
NZ B Team 1991
NZ Maori 1982, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990
NZ Combined Service 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985
NZ Navy 1981

Provincial captain: 

North Harbour 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991
Nthn Zone Maori 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991
Nth Zone 1988, 1989
Possibles 1988
Probables 1989, 2nd game 1990

Country captain: 

All Blacks 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990
NZ Emerging Players 1985
NZ Maori 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990
NZ XV 1991
NZ B Team 1991
NZ Combined services 1985

Biography: 

1978: NZ Colts Trial: Lock - 1 game
1978: NZ Colts: Lock [2], Flanker [2] - 4 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1979: NZ Comb Servs: No 8 - 2 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1981: NZ Comb Servs: No 8 - 3 games
1981: NZ Navy: Forward - 1 game
1981: Barbarians: No 8 - 1 game
1982: Flanker (3), No 8 (5) - 8 games - 4 tries (16 pts)
1982: B: No 8 - 1 game - 1 try (4 pts)
1982: NZ Maori: Flanker [1], No 8 [1] - 2 games - 2 tries (8 pts)
1982: Prince of Wales Cup: No 8 - 1 game
1983: Flanker - 8 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1983: NZ Maori: Flanker [1], No 8 [1] - 2 games - 3 tries (12 pts)
1983: Wasps: No 8 - 1 game - 1 try (4 pts)
1983: NZ Comb Servs: No 8 - 1 game
1984: Flanker [1], No 8 [11] - 12 games - 7 tries (28 pts)
1985: AB's: No 8 [3], Flanker [1] - 4 tour games - 3 tries (12 pts)
1985: No 8 - 10 games - 4 tries (16 pts)
1985: NZ Emerging Player: Flanker [1], No 8 [1] - 2 games
1985: Prince of Wales Cup: No 8 - 1 game
1985: NZ Maori: No 8 - 1 game
1985: Wasps: Flanker - 1 game
1985: Nth Island: No 8 - 1 game
1985: Probables: No 8 - 1 game
1985: NZ Comb Servs: No 8 - 7 games - 7 tries (28 pts)
1986: AB's: No 8 - 2 tests, 3 tour games - 3 tries (12 pts)
1986: No 8 - 11 games - 3 tries (12 pts)
1986: Wasps: No 8 - 1 game
1986: NZ Cavaliers: No 8 - 5 games - 4 tries (16 pts)
1987: AB's: No 8 - 8 tests (2 as captain), 3 tour games (all as captain) -
9 tries (36 pts)
1987: No 8 - 9 games - 10 tries (40 pts)
1987: Nth Zone: No 8 - 2 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1987: Probables: No 8 - 1 game - 2 tries (8 pts)
1987: Prince of Wales Cup: No 8 - 1 game
1987: NZ Maori: No 8 - 1 game - 1 try (4 pts)
1988: AB's: Flanker - 2 tour games; No 8 - 5 tests, 5 tour games (all as captain) -
6 tries (24 pts)
1988: No 8 - 9 games - 4 tries (16 pts)
1988: NZ Maori: No 8 - 9 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1988: Nth Zone: No 8 - 1 game
1988: Possibles: No 8 - 1 game - 1 try (4 pts)
1988: World XV: No 8 - 1 game
1989: AB's: No 8 - 7 tests, 7 tour games (all as captain) - 1 try (4 pts)
1989: No 8 - 11 games - 3 tries (12 pts)
1989: North Zone: No 8 - 2 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1989: Probables: No 8 - 1 game
1989: Prince of Wales Cup: No 8 - 1 game
1989: NZ Maori: No 8 - 1 game - 1 try (4 pts)
1990: AB's: No 8 - 2 tests (both as captain)
1990: No 8 - 16 games - 3 tries (12 pts)
1990: Probables: No 8 - 1 game
1990: NZ Maori: No 8 - 2 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1990: Prince of Wales Cup: No 8 - 1 game
1991: No 8 - 13 games - 4 tries (16 pts)
1991: Possibles: No 8 - 1 game
1991: NZ XV: No 8 - 3 games - 2 tries (8 pts)
1991: NZ B Team: No 8 - 1 game
1991: Prince of Wales Cup: No 8 - 1 game

Sub Total: AB's: 24 tests, 24 tour games (88 pts):
NZ Maori: 18 games (36 pts):               
Prov: Ak: 28 games (48 pts): NH: 79 games (124 pts):
Others: 54 games (88 pts)

Total: 227 games (384 pts)

1985: Maori Player of the Year
1987: Maori Player of the year
1988: Maori Player of the Year
1989: Maori Player of the Year