Player Profile

Ngati Porou East Coast

1214 Rico Gear

Birthday February 26, 1978
Height 179
Weight 92
Birthplace Gisborne
Previous Clubs See below
Birth name Rico Levi Gear
Date of birth 26 February 1978 (age 43)
Place of birth Gisborne, New Zealand
Height 179 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 92 kg (14 st 7 lb; 203 lb)
School Gisborne Boys’ High School
Notable relative(s) Hosea Gear (brother)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing, Centre, Fullback
All Black No. 1043
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1997, 2014–2016
1998–1999
1999, 2002–2004
2000
2000
2001, 2005–2007
2001–2004
2005–2007
2005
2006
2007
2007–2010
2021
Poverty Bay
Auckland
Blues
Highlanders
Bay of Plenty
Crusaders
North Harbour
Nelson Bays
Tasman
Canterbury
Worcester
Kintetsu Liners
Ngati Porou East Coast
17
6
35
4
10
40
24
4
3
10
66
47
1
(40)
(10)
(45)
(5)
(30)
(150)
(65))
(15)
(10)
(25)
(90)
(90)
(0)
Correct as of 4 November 2021
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1998–1999
2002–2005
2003
2004–2007
2007
2008
New Zealand Colts
New Zealand Māori
New Zealand Barbarians
New Zealand
Junior All Blacks
Barbarian F.C.
7
10
1
20
2
1
(25)
(20)
(0)
(65)
(15)
(0)
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
1998 New Zealand
Medal record
Men’s rugby sevens
Representing  New Zealand
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 1998 Kuala Lumpur Team competition

2021 season

1 1
Played
0
Tries
0
Conversions
0
Penalties
0
Drop Goals
0
Yellow Cards
0
Red Cards

All seasons

1 1
Played
0
Tries
0
Conversions
0
Penalties
0
Drop Goals
0
Yellow Cards
0
Red Cards

2021 season

Sat 06 Nov 14:30 A Heartland Championship Wairarapa Bush 19 - 34