Joe Moody renewed contract and will remain with the All Blacks

The mainstay of the All Blacks, Crusaders and Canterbury, Joe Moody, became the last player to extend his contract and signed with New Zealand Rugby until 2024. The seasoned front row first played for the All Blacks in 2014, having made his Super Rugby debut the year before and his provincial debut in 2011.

Moody, 33, said “It’s a nice place to play rugby New Zealand and I have everything organized here in Christchurch, so I am looking forward to what is to come in the coming seasons and to be able to perform at my best. “In 2020 the pillar reached 50 tests against Los Pumas last year and is currently in 57 games (49 starters) for the Kiwi team. For his part, he accumulates 100 Super Rugby matches.

For his part, the All Blacks coach, Ian Foster, stated that “this is great news have ‘Moods’ re-commit over the next few years. He is a highly respected member of our team and carries out his work in a calm and discreet manner. We look forward to working with him in the coming seasons and I know he will be fully committed to being the best that he can be. “

It was also great news for him Crusaders coach Scott Robertson who said “Joe is a Crusaders pride With 100 games he cares about this team and he was one of the key pieces of our front row for the last 9 seasons ”.