Mitchell Chapman

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Mitchell Chapman
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Full name Mitchell Chapman
Date of birth (1983-03-15) 15 March 1983 (age 32)
Place of birth Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height 1.97 m (6 ft 5 12 in)
Weight 110 kg (240 lb)
School The King's School, Sydney
Brisbane Grammar School
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Lock / Flank
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes
NSW Country Eagles
correct as of 4 December 2014.
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
correct as of 28 June 2015.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
Australia Schoolboys
Australia U-21

Mitchell Chapman also Mitch, Mark, Chappo, Horse (born 15 March 1983 in Sydney and educated at The King's School, Sydney[1] and Brisbane Grammar School) is an Australian Rugby Union player for NSW Waratahs in the Super Rugby competition. Chapman can play at Blindside Flanker, Lock, or Number 8.

Chapman represented Australia at under 21 level in 2003 and 2004 and captained the Australian schoolboys in 2001.

Chapman made his Super Rugby debut for the Queendsland Reds in 2005.[2]

A career highlight was his call up for the 2006 Wallabies Spring Tour to replace to injured Dan Vickerman.[citation needed] He also toured with the Wallabies in 2009.[2] At the end of the 2007 Chapman transferred from the Queensland Reds to the ACT Brumbies.

He subsequently[when?] played with the Red Hurricanes in Japan.[3]

In January 2013, he signed with the Waratahs for the 2013 Super Rugby season. Chapman was expected to return to Australia to join the Waratahs in early February, following the completion of his Red Hurricanes season.[3]

Life outside rugby[edit]

During school his years, Chapman played cricket and represented Queensland at under 17 and 19 age groups.[citation needed] He lists other interests as golf, fishing, surfing and bird watching.[citation needed] In 2010 he completed a Bachelor of Commerce (finance) at the University of Southern Queensland.[2]


  1. ^ Quartermaine, Jeff (1 June 2007), "The Launch of the 2007 Rugby Season" (PDF), The King's Herald (Sydney, NSW: The King's School) (7): 13, retrieved 23 October 2007 .
  2. ^ a b c "Mitchell Chapman Profile". Waratahs. 2013. Retrieved 11 January 2013. .
  3. ^ a b Waratahs Media Unit (11 January 2013). "Mitchell Chapman joins Waratahs". Sydney: Waratahs. Retrieved 11 January 2013. .

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