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Tyler Bleyendaal
Tyler Bleyendaal

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Previous Clubs: Canterbury Crusaders

International Honours: New Zealand U20

A former New Zealand U20s player the Christchurch born Bleyendaal captained the side to victory in the 2010 Junior World Championship in Argentina.

Playing at out-half or first centre, the 23-year-old has made 20 Super Rugby appearances for the Crusaders and represented Canterbury in the ITM Cup on 31 occasions.

Tyler was set to join the province on a three-year contract on completion of his ITM Cup commitments with Canterbury in October, subject to medical and fitness asssessments on arrival, but after sustaining a neck injury in the second round of the competition he underwent surgery to correct a disc lesion, keeping him side-lined for a lenghty period.

Bleyendaal arrived in the province in late January and passed a complete medical assessment. Returned to full training towards the end of the 2014/15 season and played for Munster 'A' against Ulster Ravens at Naas in April. 

DOB31st May 1990
BirthplaceChristchurch, N Zealand
Height1.85 m (6' 1")
Weight90 kg (14 st 2 lb)
PositionCentre / Fly Half
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