James Tucker

Position: 6/lock
Other positions played: 8
Now living in: Hamilton
Home town: Christchurch
Secondary School: St Bedes College
Club team: Hamilton Marist
Academy: Waikato
Previously represented NZ: nz secondary schools rugby, nz 19s wider squad cricket
Studying or work outside rugby: studying at Waikato uni
Other sports: cricket
Teams captained: st Bedes 1st
Career notes (National Rep Teams or Awards in Sport): bronze boot nz secs XI

Instagram handle: Jamestuckers
Favourite Rugby ground: rugby park chch
Favourite rugby player and why: Brad Thorn Kieran Read, I like their physicality and the way they play
Earliest or best rugby memories: getting up and playing at 8 in the frost at hagley park.
Biggest influence on your rugby and why: my family, watching all my games giving me advice and of course always trying to be better than my older brother.
On your itunes /iphone playlist: landslide Fleetwood mac
Non-rugby sports team: black caps
Sporting hero: dad
If you could meet one person, who would it be and why: Will Ferrell
I hate it when…. I lose
I can’t live without….. banter
If I wasn’t a rugby player I would be…. A cricketer, hopefully.

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