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Brodie Retallick

Brodie Retallick had an impressive Investec Super Rugby debut season with the Super Rugby-winning Chiefs, energising their set pieces and proving himself as an outstanding player around the field before doing the same in 13 All Blacks Tests last year.
He has followed a development path taken by many of his All Blacks squad mates, and was part of the New Zealand Under 20 side that won the Junior World Championship in Italy in 2011.

Player
Position:
Lock
Born:
31/05/1991
Physical:
2.04m, 120kg
Test Debut:
v Ireland at Auckland, 9 June 2012
Test Points Breakdown:
1t
Test Points:
5
Provincial Team:
Bay of Plenty
Super Rugby Team:
Chiefs

Career Comments

  • Career notes:
    Hawke’s Bay ITM Cup team (2010)
    Canterbury Metro Under 18 (2009,2008)

    Favourites:
    Rugby ground: Christchurch Boy’s High School Number 1 field
    Rugby player and why: Chris Jack, because he was my role model as a kid
    Food: Roast
    Actor/Actress:
    Movie:
    Shooter
    Book:  Harry Potter
    Singer/Band/Music type: ACDC and rock
    Holiday destination: Gold Coast
    Non-rugby sports team: Warriors
    If you could meet one person, who would it be and why: Kobe Bryant so I could see how he handles the pressure
    Earliest rugby memories: Playing under 8s rugby for Amberley
    I hate it when….
    I can’t live without…..
    A car
    If I wasn’t a rugby player I would be….A basketballer

Test Match record

(+) subsitute (-) replaced

ALL BLACK GAMES THAT SMITH HAS PLAYED
(+) = substitute; (-) = replaced

2012
9 June v Ireland at Auckland 42-10 (-)
16 June v Ireland at Christchurch 22-19 (-)
23 June v Ireland at Hamilton 60-0 (+)
18 Aug v Australia at Sydney 27-19 (+)
25 Aug v Australia at Auckland 22-0 (+)
8 Sep v Argentina at Wellington 21-5 (-)
15 Sep v South Africa at Dunedin 21-11 (+)
30 Sep v Argentina at La Plata 54-15 (+)
7 Oct v South Africa at Johannesburg 32-16 (-)
20 Oct v Australia at Brisbane 18-18 (-)
18 Nov v Italy at Rome 42-10
15 Nov v Wales at Cardiff 33-10 (+)
2 Dec v England at London 21-38 (-)

2013
8 June v France at Auckland 23-13
17 August v Australia at Sydney 47-29 (+)
24 August v Australia at Wellington 27-16
7 Sept v Argentina at Hamilton 28-13
14 Sept v South Africa at Auckland 29-15
28 Sep v Argentina at La Plata 33-15 (-)
5 Oct v South Africa at Johannesburg 38-27 (-)
19 Oct v Australia at Dunedin 41-33 (+)
10 Nov v France at Paris 26-19
17 Nov v England at London 30-22 (-)
25 Nov v Ireland at Dublin 24-22

2014
7 June v England at Auckland 20-15
14 June v England at Dunedin 28-27 (-)