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Robin Brooke
Brooke
Full name Robin Matthew Brooke
Date of birth December 10 1966 (age 50)
Place of birth Warkworth, New Zealand
Height 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in)
Weight 109kg
Nickname Moose
Rugby union career
Position Lock
Provincial/State sides Caps (points)
1987-2001 Auckland ? (?)
correct as of 5 March 2007.
Super Rugby    
1996-2001 Blues
correct as of 5 March 2007.
National team(s)    
1992-1999
New Zealand
New Zealand Māori
62 (20)
correct as of 5 March 2007.
Other Information
School  attended Mahurangi College
Spouse Hayley - a prominent fashion designer
Children two boys and a girl
Notable relatives Zinzan Brooke

Robin Matthew Brooke (born 10 December 1966 in Warkworth, New Zealand) is a former New Zealand Rugby Union footballer. The younger brother of All Blacks great Zinzan Brooke, he was also a fixture in All Blacks teams in the 1990s, and in fact played in more tests than his famous brother. The 1.97 m, 109 kg Brooke, nicknamed "Moose", typically played lock.

Brooke played representative rugby for Auckland, and made his All Blacks debut on June, 1992 against Ireland. He played 69 games for the All Blacks, 62 of them tests, and scored 4 tries, all in tests. Brooke captained the Blues in the Super 12 of 2000 and 2001 and was in the Auckland NPC sides in those two seasons before retiring at the end of the 2001 season.

Brooke is now a supermarket proprietor based in Tauranga, New Zealand.

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