Meet your 2018 Gallagher Chiefs!

Meet your 2018 Gallagher Chiefs below:

Name - Brad Weber
Nickname - Webby, spud
Age - 27
Hometown - Napier
Position - Halfback
First Rugby Club - Napier Old Boys Marist
Favourite Rugby Player Ever - Stephen Donald
Hardest Player to Tackle - Brad Weber
Favourite Band - Foo Fighters
Favourite TV Show - Game of Thrones
Favourite Pie - Potato Top
Pet Peeve - When you’re courteous to let someone in while driving or pedestrians & they don’t acknowledge you with a friendly wave
If you could live on 1 meal for the rest of your life, what would it be - Chicken Nuggets
As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up - Be a jockey
What match has been the highlight of your career and why - Winning the Ranfurly Sheild

Name - Sam Cane
Nickname - Cano
Age - 26
Hometown - Reporoa
Position - Loose Forward
First Rugby Club - Reporoa Rugby Club
Favourite Rugby Player Ever - Jeff Wilson
Hardest Player to Tackle - Aseali Tekoirotuma
Favourite Band - Too tough to answer ..
Favourite TV Show - The Killings
Favourite Pie - Steak & Cheese
Pet Peeve - Battler Drivers
If you could live on 1 meal for the rest of your life, what would it be - Sushi
As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up - Truck Driver
What match has been the highlight of your career and why - All Blacks Debut

Name - Anton Lienert-Brown
Nickname - Alby (ALBY)
Age - 22
Hometown - Christchurch
Position - Midfield Back
First Rugby Club - Marist Albion
Favourite Rugby Player Ever - Sonny Bill Williams
Hardest Player to Tackle - Richard Buckman
Favourite Band - UB40
Favourite TV Show - Peaky Blinders
Favourite Pie - Steak & Cheese
Pet Peeve - People who don’t tidy up after themselves
If you could live on 1 meal for the rest of your life, what would it be - Japanese
As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up - Play rugby
What match has been the highlight of your career and why - All Blacks debut

Name - Charlie Ngatai
Nickname - Chizz
Age - 27
Hometown - Gisborne
Position - Midfield Back
First Rugby Club - Poneke
Favourite Rugby Player Ever - Christian Cullen
Hardest Player to Tackle - Damian Mckenzie
Favourite Band - Six60
Favourite TV Show - Vikings
Favourite Pie - Bacon & Egg
Pet Peeve- N/A
If you could live on 1 meal for the rest of your life, what would it be - Roast Lamb
As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up - Builder
What match has been the highlight of your career and why - 1st game as an All Black

Name - Nathan Harris
Nickname - Nate
Age - 26
Hometown - Te Puke
Position - Hooker
First Rugby Club - Te Puke sports
Favourite Rugby Player Ever - My Dad
Hardest Player to Tackle - Brodie Retallick
Favourite Band - Guns & Roses
Favourite TV Show - Police 10-7
Favourite Pie - Steak & Mushroom
Pet Peeve - Consistent chatter
If you could live on 1 meal for the rest of your life, what would it be - Lamb Roast
As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up - Playstation Gamer
What match has been the highlight of your career and why - Game where we won Bay Wide title

Name - Fin Hoeata
Nickname - Sips
Age - 21
Hometown - Papamoa
Position - Lock
First Rugby Club - Auckland Marist
Favourite Rugby Player Ever - Charles Pitau
Hardest Player to Tackle - Toa Halafihi
Favourite Band - Six60
Favourite TV Show - Viceland
Favourite Pie - Butter Chicken
Pet Peeve - Dirty House
If you could live on 1 meal for the rest of your life, what would it be - Chicken Casserole
As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up - Football Player
What match has been the highlight of your career and why - Winning the Ranfurly Shield

Name - Regan Verney
Nickname - Regz
Age - 25
Hometown - Hawera
Position - Midfield Back
First Rugby Club - Southern Sharks Rugby Club
Favourite Rugby Player Ever - Christian Cullen
Hardest Player to Tackle - Charlie Ngatai
Favourite Band - Six60
Favourite TV Show - Home & Away
Favourite Pie - Butter Chicken
Pet Peeve - Dirty House
If you could live on 1 meal for the rest of your life, what would it be - Fettuccine & Garlic Bread
As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up - Play Sport
What match has been the highlight of your career and why - Winning grand finals for OBU & Lions

Name - Sam Mcnicol
Nickname - Mcsnicks, Shickers, snix, snowy
Age - 22
Hometown - Fielding
Position - Outside Back
First Rugby Club - Fielding Yellows
Favourite Rugby Player Ever - Gordon Falcon
Hardest Player to Tackle - Atumoli
Favourite Band - Blink 182
Favourite TV Show - NFL Live
Favourite Pie - Apple Pie
Pet Peeve - Flies & Mess
If you could live on 1 meal for the rest of your life, what would it be - Salmon sushi with ginger & soy sauce
As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up - Poker paper
What match has been the highlight of your career and why - Beating Wales in 2017

Name - Samisoni Taukei’aho
Nickname - Soni
Age - 21
Hometown - Hamilton
Position - Hooker
First Rugby Club - Fraser Tech Rugby Club
Favourite Rugby Player Ever - Jonah Lomu
Hardest Player to Tackle - Nepo Laulala
Favourite Band - Maroon 5
Favourite TV Show - Game of Thrones
Favourite Pie - Butter Chicken
Pet Peeve - N/A
If you could live on 1 meal for the rest of your life, what would it be - Slow cooked lambshank
As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up - Be a Lawyer
What match has been the highlight of your career and why - Winning the Global Rugby 10’s in 2017

Name - Tiaan Falcon
Nickname - Teeza
Age - 20
Hometown - Hawkes Bay
Position - First Five
First Rugby Club - Waipawa
Favourite Rugby Player Ever - Sam McNicol
Hardest Player to Tackle - Brad Weber
Favourite Band - Six60
Favourite TV Show - Family Feud
Favourite Pie - Steak, Bacon & Cheese
Pet Peeve - N/A
If you could live on 1 meal for the rest of your life, what would it be - Pizza
As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up - Pay Rugby
What match has been the highlight of your career and why - Winning the World Cup with NZ U20’s.

Name - Aidan Ross
Nickname - Rossy, Rosso, Rick Ross
Age - 22
Hometown - Tauranga
Position - Prop
First Rugby Club - Tauranga Sports
Favourite Rugby Player Ever - Matt Wallis
Hardest Player to Tackle - Tim Bond
Favourite Band - Six60
Favourite TV Show - Raw-Smackdown
Favourite Pie - Potato Top
Pet Peeve - Flat Mates
If you could live on 1 meal for the rest of your life, what would it be - Bananas
As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up - Painter
What match has been the highlight of your career and why - Playing U14’s at Outmoetai College

Name - Alex Nankivell
Nickname - Nank, Nanky, Al
Age - 21
Hometown - Auckland
Position - Midfield Back
First Rugby Club - Christchurch Rugby Football Club
Favourite Rugby Player Ever - Ma’a Nonu
Hardest Player to Tackle - Levi Aumua
Favourite Band - Katchafire
Favourite TV Show - Stranger Things
Favourite Pie - Butter Chicken
Pet Peeve - Disobedience
If you could live on 1 meal for the rest of your life, what would it be - Chicken Cashew Nut
As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up - Doctor
What match has been the highlight of your career and why - 2014 Crusaders Schools Title (Press Cup)

Name - Shaun Stevenson
Nickname - Shooter
Age - 21
Hometown - Whangaparoa
Position - Outside Back
First Rugby Club - Silverdale
Favourite Rugby Player Ever - Christian Cullen
Hardest Player to Tackle - Nemani Nadolo
Favourite Band - Six60
Favourite TV Show - Shooter
Favourite Pie - Steak & Cheese
Pet Peeve - Cats
If you could live on 1 meal for the rest of your life, what would it be - Sushi
As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up - Work on big Diggers
What match has been the highlight of your career and why - Winning the 1A Auckland Cup with Auckland Grammar

Name - Damian McKenzie
Nickname - Big Jim
Age - 22
Hometown - Gore
Position - First Five/Fullback
First Rugby Club - Edendale
Favourite Rugby Player Ever - Christian Cullen
Hardest Player to Tackle - Waisake Naholo
Favourite Band - Six60
Favourite TV Show - Simpsons
Favourite Pie - Jimmy’s Mince
Pet Peeve - Tortoise, too slow
If you could live on 1 meal for the rest of your life, what would it be - Steak, Salad & Fries
As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up - Builder
What match has been the highlight of your career and why - All Blacks Debut/ Winning the Ranfurly Shield for Waikato

Name - Liam Polwart
Nickname - Wart
Age - 23
Hometown - Pukekohe
Position - Hooker
First Rugby Club - Pukekohe Junior Rugby Club
Favourite Rugby Player Ever - Mitch Karpik
Hardest Player to Tackle - N/A
Favourite Band - Hooty & The Blowfish
Favourite TV Show - Narcos
Favourite Pie - Butter Chicken
Pet Peeve - The dishes
If you could live on 1 meal for the rest of your life, what would it be - Chicken Cashew Nut Stir-fry
As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up - Rugby Player
What match has been the highlight of your career and why - First Chiefs cap

Name - Taleni Seu
Nickname - Leni
Age - 24
Hometown - Auckland
Position - Loose Forward
First Rugby Club - Grammar Tec
Favourite Rugby Player Ever - Liam Messam/Jerome Kaino
Hardest Player to Tackle - Toni Pulu
Favourite Band - Six60
Favourite TV Show - Games of Thrones
Favourite Pie - Steak & Cheese
Pet Peeve - Apricots
If you could live on 1 meal for the rest of your life, what would it be - N/A
As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up - Be a builder
What match has been the highlight of your career and why - Chiefs debut