Brayden Mitchell

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Brayden Mitchell
Full name Brayden Mitchell
Date of birth (1989-01-21) 21 January 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 103 kg (16 st 3 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Hooker
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2009–13
2013–
Southland
Waikato
21
9
(10)
(5)
correct as of 21 October 2013.
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011– Highlanders 8 (0)
correct as of 01 June 2013.

Brayden Mitchell (born 21 January 1989 in Invercargill, New Zealand) is a New Zealand rugby union footballer. He plays as a hooker for Waikato in the ITM Cup and for the Highlanders in the Super Rugby competition.

Playing career[edit]

Provincial Rugby[edit]

Mitchell, a product of the Southland academy system, made his debut for the Stags during the 2009 Air New Zealand Cup, and served as backup to Jason Rutledge after David Hall suffered a season-ending knee injury. He continued to apprentice behind Rutledge in the 2010 ITM Cup.

Super Rugby[edit]

Mitchell was selected to the Highlanders squad for the 2011 Super Rugby season, where he served as the team's 3rd choice hooker behind Jason Rutledge and Mahonri Schwalger and made 4 substitute appearances.

International Play[edit]

Mitchell was a member of the 2009 New Zealand Under 20's who won the IRB Junior World Championship, and scored a try in the final against England.

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