Meet Rugby Legend Campbell Johnstone The First Openly Gay All Black?


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Campbell Johnstone is a former New Zealand international rugby union player who played for Biarritz Olympique in the Top 14.


Campbell Johnstone
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On 30 January 2023, Campbell Johnstone revealed in an interview with Hilary Barry on the New Zealand television show Seven Sharp that he is gay, making him the first openly gay All Black.


Campbell Johnstone’s position was prop. Campbell Johnstone stands tall at the height of 1.83 m (6 feet 0 inches). He weighs 110 kg (243 lb).

Campbell Johnstone attended Lindisfarne College in Hastings, New Zealand and Lincoln University (formerly known as Canterbury Agricultural College) in Lincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand.

In December 2012, Campbell Johnstone joined Welsh regional team Ospreys until the end of the 2012/13 season, He went straight into their 38-man Heineken Cup squad and made his debut the same week against Toulouse.

Campbell Johnstone played for the All Blacks in 2005 in which he played three tests and made his debut against Fiji. His last test was against the British and Irish Lions.


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