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Michael  Allardice
Full Name: Michael Allardice
Team: Chiefs
Position:Lock
Height:200cm
Weight:112kg
DOB:19.10.91
Super Rugby Games:17
Super Rugby Debut:2015 v Highlanders in Hamilton
Province:Hawke's Bay
Provincial Games:37
Provincial Points:20 (4t)
Provincial Debut:2013 v Manawatu in Napier
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Michael has performed well in his two seasons with the Chiefs. He is an asset in the squad and we are excited to have him back for 2017. - The Chiefs

Lock Michael Allardice enters his third season with the Gallagher Chiefs.

Michael plays for Hawkes Bay in the Mitre 10 Cup competition and was part of the Gallagher Chiefs team who beat Wales in the historic fixture in 2016.

Allardice is a former New Zealand Schools and New Zealand Universities representative. 

Full birth date and place of birth
19.10.91 in Taihape

What representative teams have you been a part of (including high-school 1st fifteen)?
Palmerston North Boys High School 1st XV, Hawke’s Bay Magpies

What primary school(s) did you go to?
South Makirikiri School

What high school(s) did you go to?
Palmerston North Boys High School

Favourite subject at school?
Maths

How many siblings do you have?
Two sisters

Any trades or university qualifications?
Bachelor of Commerce with double major in marketing and management

Who was your favourite player growing up?
Carlos Spencer

Who is your favourite non-rugby sportsperson or sports team?
Cleveland Cavaliers

What do you eat for breakfast on game day?
Six weetbix, two poached eggs and baked beans

Fantasy dinner party: Who would be your top three dinner guests (dead or alive)?
Michael Jordan, Steve Jobs, Meghan Markle

What do you do for fun away from rugby?
Travel to new places

Best holiday destination?
Bali

What would you eat for your last ever meal?
Home cooked roast

What advice would you give to your 10-year-old self?
Play as many sports as you can

What does representing the Gallagher Chiefs mean to you?
Having the opportunity to wear a prestigious jersey and represent a proud rugby community is a privilege.