A second-generation talent is set to take the field for the first time this season.
Sat 25 August, 12:35am North Harbour 21 Northland 20 Mitre 10 Cup
Thu 16 August, 3:30am Crusaders 54 Blues 17 Super Rugby
Sat 14 July, 3:35am Hurricanes 42 Blues 24 Super Rugby
Sat 07 July, 3:29am Blues 39 Reds 16 Super Rugby
Fri 29 June, 3:29am
Tight Head Prop rankings
- World#170 / 220-25
- Super Rugby#42 / 58-8
- Mitre 10 Cup#20 / 33-4
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- North Harbour
- Otago 17 Aug 2017
- Southland 24 Aug 2017
- Auckland 03 Sep 2017
- Counties Manukau 07 Sep 2017
- Northland 14 Sep 2017
- Canterbury 23 Sep 2017
- Hawkes Bay 29 Sep 2017
- Tasman 04 Oct 2017
- Waikato 08 Oct 2017
- Taranaki 15 Oct 2017
- Canterbury 21 Oct 2017
- Highlanders 23 Feb 2018
- Chiefs 02 Mar 2018
- Lions 10 Mar 2018
- Stormers 17 Mar 2018
- Sharks 31 Mar 2018
- Chiefs 07 Apr 2018
- Sunwolves 14 Apr 2018
- Highlanders 20 Apr 2018
- Jaguares 28 Apr 2018
- Waratahs 05 May 2018
Minutes Played %Minutes262Games10Total800
Tackles Won %Attempts42Tackles33Missed9
AttackPoints0Tries0Metres15Carries8Defenders Beaten0Clean Breaks0Passes4Offloads0Try Assists0
GeneralPenalty Conceded Own Half3Dropped Catch1Collection Loose Ball2Total Free Kicks Conceded1Pen Defs4Collection Failed1Handling Error2Scrums Won Penalty2Collection Success2Scrums Won Outright24Carries Not Made Gain Line19Penalty Conceded Opp Half1Penalty Conceded Scrum Offence4Turnover Opp Half2Turnover Knock On2Free Kick Conceded At Scrum1Gain Line8Runs27
DefenceTackles33Missed Tackles9Turnovers Won3Turnovers Conceded2
DisciplinePenalties Conceded4Yellow Cards0Red Cards0
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