Aleisha Nelson made her Black Ferns debut on the team’s Tour of England in 2012, where the prop featured in all three Tests.
A powerful scrummager who regularly dominates her frontrow opponents, Nelson is another international to come from the Ponsonby Club, has been playing for Auckland since she was a teenager and heading into the 2014 International Women's Series campaign has the experience from close to 30 provincial caps to her credit.
2012 v England
Away from rugby, I am ....a Nurse
Rugby Ground: Eden Park
Earliest rugby memories: Mini midgets (Kaihu rugby club)
I can't live without.....family