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Carl Hoeft Waikato Forwards Coach


About Carl Hoeft

Carl’s usual position was at prop. He was a part of the All Blacks squad at both the 1999 and 2003 Rugby World Cup.

Carl played club rugby for the Highlanders in New Zealand and for Castres Olympique and Toulouse in France. After his retirement from rugby in late 2011 he became coach and entered the provincial side Waikato’s staff as assistant for the scrum.



  • IRANZ specialist forward coach – front row
  • IRANZ spot coach
  • Waikato forward coach 2011 – Present
  • Highlanders 1997 – 2005
  • Otago 1996 – 2005
  • All Blacks 1998 – 2003

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