|Birth Day:||February 23, 1981|
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He made his professional debut with the Blues in 2003.
Braid's younger brother Luke Braid is also a professional rugby player with the Blues. Their father Gary Braid played for the All Blacks in 1983.
Braid made his debut for Auckland in 2001 and for the Blues in 2003. He won ITM Cups for Auckland in 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2007. For the Blues he won the 2003 Super 12.
He played three Tests for the All Blacks in 2002 and 2003, and for the Junior All Blacks in the 2007 Pacific Nations Cup. He was named New Zealand 'Player of the Year' in 2007. In July 2008, he played another international against Australia and in November 2010 made two more international appearances.
Braid left New Zealand in 2009, and broke new ground when he signed with the Queensland Reds. In April he signed with the Scarlets in Wales, but ruptured his Achilles tendon and so the agreement was abandoned. In 2009 he signed on for an extra year with the Reds.
In 2011 Braid returned to the Blues but was released at the end of 2012 by incoming coach Sir John Kirwan.
Daniel's brother, Luke, also played for the Blues.
Currently, Daniel Braid is 40 years, 0 months and 7 days old. Daniel Braid will celebrate 41st birthday on a Wednesday 23rd of February 2022. Below we countdown to Daniel Braid upcoming birthday.