Kevin Senio

Kevin Senio was brought into the All Blacks squad to replace the injured Byron Kelleher after the first Test of the 2005 Philips Tri Nations. One half of a husband and wife team that has represented New Zealand in their chosen sports, Kevin Senio is into his second season as a Crusader after being capped by the All Blacks against Australia two years ago. Wife Anna is a New Zealand Silver Fern netball representative. The male half of the Senio sporting partnership has achieved the notable career hat-trick of Test representation, a Super 14 winner's medal as well as sharing in Bay of Plenty's shock 2004 Ranfurly Shield success. Senio's move to Canterbury and the Crusaders was one of the most talked about deals of 2005. New Zealand Representative Teams New Zealand Schools in 1996 New Zealand Under 19 in 1997 New Zealand Under 21 in 1998, 1999 New Zealand Sevens in 2001 Junior All Blacks in 2005 All Blacks in 2005 Junior All Blacks in 2006 Career Notes • Formerly of Auckland and Counties Manukau, he transferred to Canterbury and the Crusaders in 2006 after three seasons with Bay of Plenty and the Chiefs. • Played in one match for the Junior All Blacks in Australia in 2005, in the second international against Australia A. • Test career to date is four minutes long. • Oldest All Blacks debutant since Rico Gear in July 2004.

1.83m, 90kg
Test Debut:
2005 v Australia at Sydney
Test Points:
Provincial Team:
Super Rugby Team:

Career Comments

  • Test match Record by Year (+) = substitute; (-) = replaced 2005: Sep 3 v Australia at Auckland 34-24 (+) Below figures correct at beginning of the 2007 rugby calendar: Provincial Caps 45 Provincial Debut 2001 v Southland (Auckland) Super 14 Caps 23 Super 14 Points 10 (2t) Super 14 Debut 2003 v Sharks (Chiefs)