PLAYER PROFILE

Taine Plumtree

Lock

BIOGRAPHY

Plumtree was born in Wales, raised in South Africa before migrating to New Zealand with his family.

Rugby runs in the family with father John the current Hurricanes coach. Plumtree attended Wellington College and played for the Wellington Under 19 team at the 2018 Jock Hobbs Memorial Under 19 tournament, captaining his side in one match. A mobile lock, Plumtree has impressive speed for a second rower with attention to detail and strong game sense.