Sam Cane made his first All Blacks start on his Chiefs homeground
in 2012, scoring two tries in the 60-0 win over Ireland. On the
back of a solid season with the Chiefs he won the Bay of Plenty
Junior Sportsman of the Year in 2012. Cane was an IRB finalist
for Under 20 player of the year in 2011 and won the New Zealand
Rugby Award Age Group Player of the Year having been part of
the New Zealand Under 20 gold medal winning team in Italy.
Cane debuted for the Chiefs in 2010 and plays his ITM Cup rugby
at Bay of Plenty.
Who was your favourite cartoon character as you were growing up?
Who was your favourite player to watch as you were growing up?
Richie McCaw and George Smith
Where did you watch the 2011 Rugby World Cup final?
You are speaking to a first XV rugby team what would be your one piece of advice to them?
Bond together as a team and enjoy it
What’s one of the most difficult aspects of being a professional rugby player?
Which rugby skill are you yet to master?
Left foot drop kick
In your family of friends circle who is your number one supporter?
Mum and dad
Favourite New Zealand holiday destination?
Who inspires you?