Adam Blair

  • DIY
  • Sports
  • Fitness
  • Speaker
  • Content Creator
  • Parent

Rugby League legend Adam Blair has an impressive list of accomplishments under his belt. A recipient of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours, Adam is highly-regarded in both league and community circles alike.

Having played at an elite level both in New Zealand and Australia, Adam is most well known for his time playing with the New Zealand Warriors & captaining the NZ Maori All-Stars, and Kiwi League teams. Adam played NRL in Australia before returning to NZ to play for the Warriors in 2018. Adam played his 331st and final NRL game in September 2020, after 15 years playing at League's highest level.

Adam’s popularity on the field grew him a significant following online, and he has successfully collaborated with numerous companies to commercially elevate their brand. Combining this visibility with his speaking talent and sport knowledge, Adam now co-hosts the podcast League of Our Own and hosts the YouTube show Runnitstr8.

As a speaker, Adam gives a raw, honest and articulate account of growing up in small Northland towns, and what it took to become a key player in some of the NRL’s biggest professional rugby league teams.

Adam lives in Auckland with his wife Jess, and their two sons Taika and Harlem. His passion is working with young people, and charities close to his heart. He is passionate about helping disadvantaged youth by connecting them with the passion and camaraderie of playing team sport.