As of October 11, 2011 National: October 11, 2011
Carl Hayman ( born November 14, 1979 in Opunake, New Zealand) is a New Zealand rugby union player at the position of the right pillar. He currently plays for French club RC Toulon in the Top 14
In New Zealand, Hayman played for Otago at provincial level, the Highlanders in the Super 14 and the All Blacks at international level. He was the 1000th All Black when he made his international debut against Samoa in 2001. Since then, Hayman has become a pillar in the elite world rugby and was nominated as one of five candidates for New Zealand's player of the year 2006. He has also for the New Zealand Māori in 2005 played against Fiji in Suva and against the British and Irish Lions in Hamiton.
On 19 April 2007 it was announced that Carl Hayman has signed a three -year contract with the Guinness Premiership club Newcastle Falcons. With that he turned down an offer from the English champions Sale Sharks. A club source said on this transfer "Every top club in Europe wanted him, but he decided to come to Newcastle and we are happy that he made his decision so ".
It was seen by many as a strong sign of the Newcastle Falcons, as they reinforced their team with a player of " is widely regarded as the most formidable players in the scrum. " Currently is Carl Hayman as the best right-hand pillar viewed in world rugby. In the 2007 Rugby World Cup, he showed his versatility as a striker, as he played in the group game against Portugal as second - row players.
It was reported that Carl Hayman was the highest paid rugby union player in the world with the Treaty. It is believed that he NZ $ 1 million - earned per year by 2010 - £ 330,000. This contract was financed to a certain part of Northern Rock - the sponsor of Falcons. Hayman made his debut with the Falcons on December 1, 2007 Substitutes in an EDF Energy Cup match against London Wasps.
In the season 2010/11 towards Hayman moved to France for RC Toulon.