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Anton Lienert-Brown
Full Name: Anton Lienert-Brown
Team: Chiefs
Position:Second Five-Eighth
Height:185cm
Weight:96kg
DOB:15.04.95
Super Rugby Games:23
Super Rugby Debut:2014 v Bulls in Pretoria
Province:Waikato
Provincial Games:19
Provincial Points:20 (4t)
Provincial Debut:2014 v Wellington
Test Caps:6
Test Points:10 (2t)
Test Debut:2016 v Australia in Wellington
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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?
Physical Education

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?
Sonny Bill-Williams

Who is your favourite non-rugby sportsperson or sports team?
Michael Jordan

Favourite band or musician?
UB40

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?
Golf

Best holiday destination?
Samoa

What would you eat for your last ever meal?
KFC

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.