Michael Ruru is a dynamic scrumhalf who joins the Road Safety Western Force for the 2017 after starring for Nedlands in the Pindan Premier Grade over the last four seasons. The 26-year-old has been a standout in the local competition over the last four years taking out the PG Hampshire Award in 2016 and was instrumental in the Force’s the World Club 10s triumph in Mauritius to be named tournament MVP. The New Zealand-born No.9 provides quality service to his backline and is just a dangerous with ball in hand constantly looking to attack gaps at the base of the ruck. After helping the Perth Spirit on the way to the Buildcorp NRC title Ruru will have his sights set on a Super Rugby debut in 2017.
Represents the Western Force 10’s in the World Club 10’s Mauritius title winning side, named tournament MVP. Stars for Nedlands to win PG Hampshire Award for the competition’s most outstanding player. Key player for the Perth Spirit, coming off the bench in the final. Signs contract with Western Force in October.
Stars in the Pindan Premier Grade to again earn selection for the Perth Spirit.
Plays for Nedlands earning a place in the Perth Spirit squad. Plays three matches for the Spirit.
Moves to Perth, playing for Nedlands in the Pindan Premier Grade.
Makes his debut for his hometown side, Hawkes Bay in the ITM Cup.