Anton went from strength to strength in 2016. An impressive Super Rugby season was followed by numerous starts in the All Blacks midfield, performing admirably and with maturity beyond his years.. - The Chiefs
Midfielder Anton Lienert-Brown enters his fourth season with the Chiefs after a hugely impressive breakout season in 2016 which saw him become a regular in the All Blacks midfield.
Anton has represented the New Zealand u20 side, taking the Junior World Cup title in Italy in 2015. He was part of the team that won the Ranfurly Shield for Waikato. His brother Dan also plays Super Rugby.
Full birth date and place of birth
15.04.1995 in Christchurch
What representative teams have you been a part of (including high-school 1st fifteen)?
Christchurch Boys High School 1st XV, New Zealand U20s, Waikato ITM Cup, Gallagher Chiefs
What primary school(s) did you go to?
Ilam Primary School
What high school(s) did you go to?
Christchurch Boys High School
Favourite subject at school?
How many siblings do you have?
Two – one brother and one sister
Any trades or university qualifications?
I’m currently studying sports and leisure studies.
Who was your favourite player growing up?
Who is your favourite non-rugby sportsperson or sports team?
Favourite band or musician?
What do you eat for breakfast on game day?
Cereal or toast with eggs
Fantasy dinner party: Who would be your top three dinner guests (dead or alive)?
Michael Jordan, Justin Bieber, Beyonce
What do you do for fun away from rugby?
Best holiday destination?
What would you eat for your last ever meal?
An interesting fact about you?
I played Super Rugby before I played senior club rugby
What advice would you give to your 10-year-old self?
Work hard kid
What does representing the Gallagher Chiefs mean to you?
It means a lot to me to be in such an awesome environment with good values, hard work ethics and a higher brotherhood.