Luke Braid
Luke Gary Braid (born 5 October 1988 in Tauranga, New Zealand) is a rugby union footballer who plays for the Blues in Super Rugby and Auckland in the ITM Cup. He plays as a loose forward. Braid has also played for three national rugby union teams, the New Zealand Schoolboys, the New Zealand Under 19's, and the New Zealand Under 20's Braid is the son of former player Gary Braid and the younger brother of fellow Blues player Daniel Braid.
Braid made his professional debut with Bay of Plenty in 2008. In 2010, he made his Chiefs debut against the Lions, with the Chiefs winning 65 – 72 away from home. The match set several new records for Super Rugby including the highest aggregate score in a single match (137 points), highest score by an away side (72) and the most tries scored in a Super Rugby match (18). Braid appeared 8 times during the 2010 season as the Chiefs finished in 10th place.
In 2011, he signed with the Blues, with whom he appeared in the 2011 Super Rugby semi-finals. In 2012, he captained the side in a number of matches whilst regular captain Keven Mealamu was injured.

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Daniel John Braid (born 23 February 1981 in Tauranga) is a rugby union ... Braid's younger brother Luke Braid is also a professional rugby player with the Blues.
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