Scott ‘Bubbles’ Hamilton earned his first All Blacks selection In 2006 and scored a try on debut against Argentina. In 2007 Hamilton has been selected for the Junior All Blacks, after finishing the Super 14 with 49 first-class tries to his name. Hamilton also played for the Junior All Blacks in 2005 when he started as fullback and scored a try in the team's 48-10 win over Queensland. A tall, well-built three-quarter, Hamilton has the pace to create opportunities and the strength to finish close to the line. A strong defensive player, Hamilton is a reliable decision-maker who shows good game sense and is likely to turn up in the right place at the right time. He scored a hat-trick in the Crusaders’ semifinal win over the Hurricanes in the 2005 Rebel Sport Super 12 and collected the first try of the final to kick-start the team’s championship drive. New Zealand Representative Teams Junior All Blacks in 2005 All Blacks 2006 Career Notes: • Scored a team-leading eight tries for Canterbury in 2005, including a hat-trick against Southland at Invercargill. • Scored five tries in his first three Ranfurly Shield games for Canterbury in 2002. Fifteen of his 24 Canterbury tries have been in Ranfurly Shield matches. • His brother Dallas Hamilton played for Marlborough in 2001–2002. They played against each other in a Ranfurly Shield match in 2002. • One grandfather, Colin Hardie, played for Canterbury for five years between 1946–1950. He played against the British Isles in 1950, and in the Canterbury team that won the Ranfurly Shield later that year.
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Test match Record by Year (+) = substitute; (-) = replaced 2006 Jun 24 v Argentina at Buenos Aires 25-19 Jul 22 v South Africa at Wellington 35-17 Below figures correct at beginning of the 2007 rugby calendar: Provincial Caps 48 Provincial Debut 2002 v Marlborough Super 14 Caps 35 Super 14 Points 70 (14t) Super 14 Debut 2003 v Hurricanes