Brayden Mitchell

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Brayden Mitchell
Full name Brayden Mitchell
Nickname Scratcher
Date of birth (1989-01-24) 24 January 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 103 kg (16 st 3 lb)
School King's High School
Southland Boys' High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Hooker
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009–13, 15-
2013–2014
Southland
Waikato
35
17
((10)
(15))
Correct as of 16 October 2016
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011–14
2015
Highlanders
Hurricanes
12
11
((0)
(0))
Correct as of 3 July 2015

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 Hurricanes 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 after a brilliant pass from Alex Ryan

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