New Zealand


"It's a challenge getting up every day, going to training, because the body may not be 100 per cent all the time. Some days are good, some days are hard, and you’ve just got to dig deep."

Caps for New Zealand


Date Capped



New Zealand


Centre (13)

100 Test Cap Stadium

St James Park, Newcastle, England



Ma'a Nonu

Dual World Cup winner, Ma'a Nonu has won 104 caps for New Zealand playing at inside centre, outside centre and on the wing. It was in 2003 he made his Test debut for the All Blacks and scored his first Test try during the World Cup that year.
Following selection for the 2015 Rugby World Cup, Nonu earned his 100th caps for the All Blacks. During the 2015 final, Nonu scored a 50m solo try helping to lead the All Blacks to World Cup victory.
In the 2016 New Year Honours, Nonu was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to rugby.