11 Facts About Andrew Hore


Andrew Keith Hore was born on 13 September 1978 and is a former New Zealand rugby union player.

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Andrew Hore notably played for the Hurricanes in Super Rugby, but represented the Highlanders and the Crusaders.

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In 2008 Andrew Hore received the Kelvin Tremain Trophy for Rugby player of the year.

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Andrew Hore debuted for Otago in 1998, and in 2001 shifted to Taranaki; in 2014 Andrew Hore made his debut for Southland.

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Andrew Hore made his Super Rugby debut for the Crusaders in 2001.

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Andrew Hore was named Super Rugby Player of the Year and received the Kelvin Tremain New Zealand rugby player of the year in 2008.

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The offence - a red card one - was missed by the match referee, Andrew Hore faced the judiciary and received an end of season suspension.

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Andrew Hore retired after the 2013 match against Ireland, in this match the All Blacks succeeded going an entire calendar year without being defeated, a feat which hasn't been managed since the dawn of the professional era.

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On returning to farming, Andrew Hore continued to play club-level rugby, serving as player–coach for the local Maniototo Maggots, later moving on to coach junior rugby for his son's team.

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In 2005, Andrew Hore was one of three men convicted and fined for shooting and killing a protected fur seal in New Zealand.

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Andrew Hore was raised on Stonehenge Farm, which he now runs with his wife, a sheep station near Patearoa in the Maniototo region of central Otago which has been owned by his family since 1910, and returned to the farm to live and work full-time after he retired from international rugby.

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