William Michael Osborne

Surname: 
Osborne
First names: 
William Michael
Known by: 
Bill
Country: 
New Zealand
Player number: 
744
No of AB games: 
16
AB years: 
1975 - 1982
Clubs: 

Kaierau
Melville

Provincial teams: 

Wanganui 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1984
Waikato 1985, 1986

Biography: 

1976: AB's: 2/5 - 1 test, 1 tour game, Wing - 1 test, Centre - 11 tour games -
2 tries (8 pts)

1976: 2nd NZ Possibles: Centre - 1 game
1976: Centre - 4 games
1977: AB's: 2/5 - 5 tests, 5 tour games, Centre - 1 test, 1 tour game, 2 tries (8 pts)
1977: NZ Maori: 2/5 - 2 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1977: Prince of Wales Cup: Centre - 1 game
1977: 5/8 (6), Centre (1) - 7 games - 2 tries, 1 DG (11 pts)
1977: Wanganui/King Country Combined: 2/5 - 1 game
1977: NZ Barbarians: Centre - 2 games
1977: NZ Trial: Centre - 1 game
1977: World Invitation XV: 2/5 - 3 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1978: AB's: Centre - 1 test, 6 tour games, 2/5 - 3 tests, 1 tour game - 1 try (4 pts)
1979: International XV: 2/5 - 6 games - 3 tries - (12 pts)

1978: 2/5 (8), Centre (2) - 10 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1978: Probables: 2/5 - 1 game
1978: Nth Island: Centre - 1 game
1978: Prince of Wales Cup: 2/5 - 1 game
1978: NZ Maori: 2/5 - 1 game
1978: Sassenachs: 2/5 - 1 game
1978: Barbarians: Centre - 1 game - 2 tries (8 pts)
1979: Centre - 1 game
1979: NZ Probables: 2/5 - 1 game
1979: International XV: 2/5 - 6 games - 3 tries (12 pts)
1979: UK Barbarians - 3 games - 2 tries (8 pts)
1980: AB's: 2/5 - 4 tests, 4 tour games - 5 tries (20 pts)
1980: NZ XV: 2/5 - 1 game - 2 tries (8 pts)
1980: NZ Maori: 2/5 - 1 game
1980: 2/5 (2), Centre (9) - 11 games - 3 tries (12 pts)
1980: Nth Island: 2/5 - 1 game
1982: AB's: 2/5 - 2 tests
1982: Centre - 1 game
1982: Kaponga Jubilee XV: 2/5 - 1 game - 2 tries (8 pts)
1983: Barbarians: 2/5 - 1 game - 1 DG (3 pts)
1984: 2/5 [6], Centre [1] - 7 games - 3 tries (12 pts)
1984: Nth Island: Centre - 1 game
1984: Barbarians: 2/5 [2], Centre [1] - 3 games - 1 try (4 pts)
1984: Stu Wilson XV: 2/5 - 1 game - 1 try (4 pts)
1985: 2/5 [7], Centre [1], Wing [1] - 9 games
1985: Prince of Wales Cup: 2/5 - 1 game - 1 DG (3 pts)
1985: NZ Maori: 2/5 - 1 game
1985: Barbarians: 2/5 [3], Centre [1] - 4 games
1985: Possibles: 2/5 - 1 game
1986: Centre - 1 game
1986: NZ Cavaliers: 2/5 - 6 games

Sub Total: AB's: 18 tests, 29 tour games (40 pts):
NZ Maori: 5 games (4 pts):                             
Prov: Wai: 10 games: Wan: 41 games (39 Pts):
Others: 51 games (74 pts)

Total: 154 games (157 pts)

1977: Maori Player of the Year