The Highlanders squad for 2022/2023

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Here is the list of players of the Highlanders for the 2022/2023 season with heights, weights, birthdate, ages, contract length.

Name Position Age Birthdate
(dd/mm/yyyy)
Height Weight Height
ft/in
Weight
st/lb
Contract Length Misc.
New Zealand Ayden JOHNSTONE Prop 26 y/o 24/10/1996 1.84 m 123 kg 6 ft 19 st; 271.17 lb PRO
New Zealand Dan LIENERT-BROWN Prop 30 y/o 09/02/1993 1.84 m 117 kg 6 ft 18 st; 257.94 lb PRO
New Zealand Ethan DE GROOT Prop 24 y/o 22/07/1998 1.90 m 135 kg 6 ft 3 in 21 st 3.62 lb; 297.62 lb PRO 2024
New Zealand Jeff THWAITES Prop 30 y/o 22/11/1992 1.90 m 120 kg 6 ft 3 in 18 st 12.55 lb; 264.55 lb PRO
New Zealand Jermaine AINSLEY Prop 27 y/o 08/08/1995 1.81 m 122 kg 5 ft 11 in 19 st 2.96 lb; 268.96 lb PRO
New Zealand Luca INCH Prop 21 y/o 29/08/2001 1.82 m 118 kg 6 ft 18 st; 260.15 lb PRO
Tonga Saula MA'U Prop 22 y/o 29/04/2000 1.94 m 140 kg 6 ft 4 in 22 st 0.65 lb; 308.65 lb PRO
New Zealand Andrew MAKALIO Hooker 31 y/o 22/01/1992 1.82 m 128 kg 6 ft 20 st; 282.19 lb PRO
New Zealand Leni APISAI Hooker 26 y/o 08/03/1996 1.81 m 106 kg 5 ft 11 in 16 st 9.69 lb; 233.69 lb PRO
New Zealand Rhys MARSHALL Hooker 30 y/o 12/10/1992 1.84 m 107 kg 6 ft 16 st; 235.89 lb PRO
New Zealand Fabian HOLLAND Lock 20 y/o 09/10/2002 2.04 m 118 kg 6 ft 8 in 18 st 8.15 lb; 260.15 lb PRO 2025
Australia Josh DICKSON Lock 28 y/o 02/11/1994 2.02 m 118 kg 6 ft 8 in 18 st 8.15 lb; 260.15 lb PRO
New Zealand Max HICKS Lock 26 y/o 15/09/1996 1.99 m 112 kg 6 ft 6 in 17 st 8.92 lb; 246.92 lb PRO
New Zealand Pari Pari PARKINSON Lock 26 y/o 12/09/1996 2.05 m 119 kg 6 ft 9 in 18 st 10.35 lb; 262.35 lb PRO
New Zealand Will TUCKER Lock 24 y/o 16/03/1998 2.02 m 111 kg 6 ft 8 in 17 st 6.71 lb; 244.71 lb PRO
New Zealand Billy HARMON Back row 28 y/o 23/12/1994 1.87 m 107 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 11.89 lb; 235.89 lb PRO
New Zealand Hugh RENTON Back row 26 y/o 12/05/1996 1.93 m 112 kg 6 ft 4 in 17 st 8.92 lb; 246.92 lb PRO
New Zealand James LENTJES Back row 32 y/o 16/01/1991 1.88 m 104 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 5.28 lb; 229.28 lb PRO
New Zealand Marino MIKAELE TU'U Back row 25 y/o 11/06/1997 1.92 m 113 kg 6 ft 4 in 17 st 11.12 lb; 249.12 lb PRO
New Zealand Nikora BROUGHTON Back row 21 y/o 05/09/2001 1.88 m 103 kg 6 ft 2 in 16 st 3.08 lb; 227.08 lb PRO
New Zealand Sean WITHY Back row 22 y/o 01/02/2001 1.91 m 108 kg 6 ft 3 in 17 st 0.10 lb; 238.10 lb PRO
Tonga Shannon FRIZELL Back row 29 y/o 11/02/1994 1.95 m 108 kg 6 ft 5 in 17 st 0.10 lb; 238.10 lb PRO 2023
New Zealand Aaron SMITH Scrum-half 34 y/o 21/11/1988 1.71 m 83 kg 5 ft 7 in 13 st 0.98 lb; 182.98 lb PRO 2023
Tonga Folau FAKATAVA Scrum-half 23 y/o 16/12/1999 1.77 m 80 kg 5 ft 10 in 12 st 8.37 lb; 176.37 lb PRO 2023
New Zealand James ARSCOTT Scrum-half 22 y/o 15/07/2000 1.74 m 80 kg 5 ft 9 in 12 st 8.37 lb; 176.37 lb PRO 2024
New Zealand Cameron MILLAR Fly-half 25 y/o 27/12/1997 1.85 m 85 kg 6 ft 1 in 13 st 5.39 lb; 187.39 lb PRO
England Freddie BURNS Fly-half 32 y/o 13/05/1990 1.83 m 90 kg 6 ft 14 st; 198.42 lb PRO 2023
New Zealand Marty BANKS Fly-half 33 y/o 19/09/1989 1.90 m 93 kg 6 ft 3 in 14 st 9.03 lb; 205.03 lb PRO
New Zealand Josh TIMU Centre 25 y/o 06/07/1997 1.82 m 91 kg 6 ft 14 st; 200.62 lb PRO
New Zealand Scott GREGORY Centre 24 y/o 07/01/1999 1.85 m 100 kg 6 ft 1 in 15 st 10.46 lb; 220.46 lb PRO
New Zealand Connor GARDEN-BACHOP Winger 23 y/o 19/04/1999 1.84 m 96 kg 6 ft 15 st; 211.64 lb PRO
Tonga Fetuli PAEA Winger 28 y/o 16/08/1994 1.89 m 95 kg 6 ft 2 in 14 st 13.44 lb; 209.44 lb PRO
New Zealand Jona NAREKI Winger 25 y/o 27/12/1997 1.75 m 83 kg 5 ft 9 in 13 st 0.98 lb; 182.98 lb PRO
New Zealand Jonah LOWE Winger 26 y/o 05/09/1996 1.84 m 92 kg 6 ft 14 st; 202.83 lb PRO 2025
Fiji Mosese DAWAI Winger 24 y/o 29/06/1998 1.90 m 101 kg 6 ft 3 in 15 st 12.67 lb; 222.67 lb PRO
New Zealand Sam GILBERT Winger 24 y/o 21/01/1999 1.89 m 99 kg 6 ft 2 in 15 st 8.26 lb; 218.26 lb PRO
Fiji Vilimoni KOROI Winger 24 y/o 17/04/1998 1.80 m 88 kg 5 ft 11 in 13 st 12.01 lb; 194.01 lb PRO 2023
Argentina Martin BOGADO Fullback 24 y/o 29/04/1998 1.91 m 97 kg 6 ft 3 in 15 st 3.85 lb; 213.85 lb PRO
New Zealand Mitch HUNT Fullback 27 y/o 19/06/1995 1.79 m 88 kg 5 ft 10 in 13 st 12.01 lb; 194.01 lb PRO
New Zealand Thomas UMAGA-JENSEN Fullback 25 y/o 31/12/1997 1.87 m 112 kg 6 ft 2 in 17 st 8.92 lb; 246.92 lb PRO

Numbers of interest

  • Youngest player : Fabian HOLLAND - 20 years old
  • Oldest player : Aaron SMITH - 34 years old
  • Average : 26 years old
  • Lightest player : Folau FAKATAVA - 80 kg
  • Heaviest player : Saula MA'U - 140 kg
  • Average weight : 105 kg