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Sir Gordon Tietjens' roll of honour

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 5/09/2016

SIR GORDON TIETJENS - SEVENS GURU

SEVENS COACHING:

- Four Commonwealth Games gold medals (1998, 2002, 2006 and 2010). One silver (2014)

- Two World Cups (2001 and 2013)

- 12 world series titles

- NZRU coach of the year (2010)

- IRB Hall of Fame inductee (2012)

- Knighthood (2013 Queen's Birthday Honours.

NPC COACHING:

- Bay of Plenty (1996-2002)

- NPC Coach of the Year (2000)

PLAYING CAREER:

- Played 78 games for Bay of Plenty and 14 for Waikato (1977-83)

- Member of the first New Zealand sevens side at the Hong Kong Sevens (1983).

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