Aled de Malmanche

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Aled de Malmanche
Aled de Malmanche Stade francais 2012-03-03.jpg
During a training session of Stade Français, March 2012
Date of birth (1984-09-11) 11 September 1984 (age 29)
Place of birth Palmerston North, New Zealand
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 113 kg (17 st 11 lb)
School Hamilton Boys' High School
University Waikato Institute of Technology
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Hooker, Prop
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011- Stade Français 63 (15)
correct as of 8 July 2014.
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2005-2011 New Zealand Waikato 34 (15)
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007-2011 New Zealand Chiefs 37 (10)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2009 New Zealand New Zealand 5 0
correct as of 26 June 2010.

Aled Peter de Malmanche (born 11 September 1984 in Palmerston North, New Zealand) is a New Zealand rugby union footballer. He plays at hooker for Stade Français in the Top 14. He signed in 2011 from the Chiefs in Super Rugby and Waikato in the Air New Zealand Cup. He has also played for New Zealand. He can also play as a prop on both sides of the scrum. He was also qualified to play for Wales through his Welsh grandparents, but became ineligible after his All Blacks debut.

De Malmanche was educated at Hamilton Boys' High School and also attended Waikato Institute of Technology. He played club rugby for Hamilton Old Boys. He progressed through age-grade ranks and impressed at provincial rugby level in 2006 for Waikato, winners of the inaugural 2006 Air New Zealand Cup. He made his debut for Waikato in 2005 against North Harbour in Hamilton. He played over 35 games for them and scored three tries. His first Super 14 game was against the Brumbies in the 2007 Super 14 season. He was soon selected into the New Zealand Mǎori team, playing for them in the 2007 Churchill Cup against Canada. His first game for the All Blacks was against Italy in the 2009 mid-year rugby test series.

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