William Kingita Te Pohe Bush

Surname: 
Bush
First names: 
William Kingita Te Pohe
Known by: 
Bill
Country: 
New Zealand
Player number: 
738
No of AB games: 
36
AB years: 
1974 - 1979
Clubs: 

Belfast

Provincial teams: 

Canterbury B 1971
Canterbury 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982
NZ Maori 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982

Provincial captain: 

Sthn Maori 1979
Wasps 1982

Country captain: 

NZ Maori 1981, 1982

Biography: 

1971: B: Prop - 3 games
1971: Prince of Wales Cup: Lock - 1 game
1972: Prop [11], Sub [1] - 12 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1972: 1st Probables: Prop - 1 game
1973: NZ Maori: Prop - 10 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1973: Prince of Wales Cup: Prop - 1 game
1973: President's & Invitation XV's: Prop - 2 games
1973: South Island: Prop - 1 game
1973: 1st Possibles: Prop - 1 game
1973: Prop - 10 games - 1 try (4 pts)

1974: AB's: Prop - 2 tests, 5 tour games
1974: Probables: Prop - 1 game
1974: 2nd Possibles: Prop - 1 game
1974: NZ Maori: Prop - 3 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1974: Sth Island: Prop - 1 game
1974: Prince of Wales Cup: prop - 1 game
1974: Prop - 11 games
1974: Centurions: Prop - 1 game

1975: AB's: Prop - 1 test
1975: NZ Maori: Prop - 3 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1975: Prince of Wales Cup: Prop - 1 game
1975: NZ Trial: Prop - 1 game
1975: Sassenachs: Prop - 1 game
1975: Sth Island: Prop - 1 game
1975: Prop - 14 games

1976:
AB's: Prop - 3 tests, 13 tour games - 1 try (4 pts)

1976: NZ Trial: Prop - 1 game
1976: Prop - 2 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1977: AB's: Prop - 3 tests
1977: NZ Maori: Prop - 2 games
1977: NZ Trial: Prop - 1 game
1977: Prop - 9 games
1977: Harlequins: Prop - 1 game - 1 try (4 pts)
1977: World Invitation XV: Prop - 1 game
1978: AB's: Prop - 2 tests, 5 tour games
1978: Sth Island: Prop - 1 game
1978: Wasps: Prop - 1 game
1978: Hooker (1), Prop (11) - 12 games
1978: NZ Maori: Prop - 1 game
1978: NZ Trial: Prop - 1 game
1978: Prince of Wales Cup: Prop - 1 game
1979: AB's: Prop - 1 test, 1 tour game
1979: NZ Maori: Prop - 7 games
1979: Prince of Wales Cup: Prop - 1 game
1979: NZ Possibles: Prop - 1 game
1979: Prop - 7 games
1979: AirNZ Maori XV: Prop - 1 game
1980: Prop - 1 game
1981: Prop - 12 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1981: Sth Island: Prop - 1 game
1981: NZ Maori: Prop - 2 games
1982: Prop - 8 games
1982: Sth Island: Prop - 1 game
1982: NZ Maori: Prop - 8 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1982: Prince of Wales Cup: Prop - 1 game
1982: World XV: Prop - 1 game
1982: Wasps: Prop - 1 game

Sub Total: AB's: 36 games (4 pts)
NZ Maori: 36 games (16 pts)          
Prov: 98 games (16 pts)
Others: 35 games (4 pts)

Total: 205 games (40 pts)

1975: Maori Player of the Year