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Craig Dowd ex All Black prop and CEO of d3 Tape

About Craig Dowd

Craig is a former rugby union player and current coach. He played 60 test matches for New Zealand between 1993 and 2000, spending his entire provincial career with Auckland.

He spent his entire Super 12 career, 64 matches, with the Auckland Blues, between 1996 and 2001, winning back-to-back titles in 1996 and 1997. From 2001 to 2005 he played for London Wasps in the Guinness Premiership, amassing 115 caps with the club.

Following his retirement as a player he took on a coaching role with the club. In 2009 he took up a position as the forwards coach for North Harbour in the Air New Zealand Cup.

Craig formed one of the greatest frontrow combinations with Sean Fitzpatrick and Olo Brown.


  • Born: 26 October 1969, Auckland, New Zealand.

Playing Career:

  • 1993-2000: New Zealand
  • 1991-2001: Auckland
  • 1996-2001: Blues
  • 2001-2005: Wasps

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