Ngapuhi iwi member, Elliot Dixon joined the Maori All Blacks in 2013 for his second run for the team after appearing in all three matches on the 2012 European Tour – a tour he earned selection for just a few months after making his Investec Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders. He played in one match on that tour and followed it up with selection on the 2014 tour to Japan.
Dixon is another former New Zealand age grade player to be involved in the Maori All Blacks: he was part of the New Zealand Under 20 side that won the Junior World Championship in Tokyo in 2009.
Born and raised in Christchurch, the workaholic loose forward he is now a senior member of the Southland Stags in the ITM Cup. He has been in impressive form for the Highlanders during the 2015 Investec Super Rugby season, featuring in every game and leading the tackle count for the team.
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