A really dependable loosehead prop, Mitch's set piece is strong and he will be looking to build on an impressive 2016 Investec Super Rugby season. - The Chiefs
Prop Mitchell Graham made his Super Rugby debut in 2015, proving to be a highly dependable prop. With two seasons under his belt the former tighthead will be looking to continue his path of growth in the game.
The former St Peter’s (Cambridge) student is a qualified chemical engineer and has also won an ITM Cup Premiership title with his Provincial side Taranaki in 2014 and also played for the Canterbury As, Bs and Under 21s.
Full birth date and place of birth
30.01.91 in Matamata
What representative teams have you been a part of (including high-school 1st fifteen)?
St Peters Cambridge 1st XV, Waikato U16s, Canterbury U18s, Canterbury U21s, Canterbury ITM Cup, Port Taranaki Bulls, New Zealand U21s.
What primary school(s) did you go to?
St Marys Catholic School, Putaruru
What high school(s) did you go to?
St Peters School, Cambridge
Favourite subject at school?
How many siblings do you have?
Any trades or university qualifications?
Who was your favourite player growing up?
Who is your favourite non-rugby sportsperson or sports team?
Favourite band or musician?
Tracy Chapman and Johnny Cash
What do you eat for breakfast on game day?
Poached eggs on toast
Fantasy dinner party: Who would be your top three dinner guests (dead or alive)?
Johnny Cash, Stephen Fry and Seth McFarlane
What do you do for fun away from rugby?
Fishing and playing squash
Best holiday destination?
What would you eat for your last ever meal?
Mum’s chicken casserole
An interesting fact about you?
Was Head Boy at school
What advice would you give to your 10-year-old self?
Have fun – enjoy it!
What does representing the Gallagher Chiefs mean to you?
It’s a lifelong dream to play for the Gallagher Chiefs. It’s an absolute honour for me and my family.