|Birth name||Nicholas Houghton Allen|
|Date of birth||30 August 1958|
|Place of birth||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Date of death||7 October 1984(aged 26)|
|Place of death||Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||73 kg (161 lb)|
|School||Auckland Grammar School|
|University||University of Auckland|
|Rugby union career|
Nicholas Houghton "Nicky" Allen (30 August 1958 – 7 October 1984) was a New Zealand rugby union player. A first five-eighth, Allen represented Auckland and Counties at a provincial level. He played nine matches, including two tests, for the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, in 1980. He died in Wollongong in 1984 from head injuries sustained in a club rugby match, and he is buried at Purewa Cemetery in Auckland.
- Knight, Lindsay. "Nicky Allen". New Zealand Rugby Union. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
- "Burial & cremation details". Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium. Retrieved 10 October 2015.[permanent dead link]
- "ALLEN Nicholas Houghton". www.purewa.co.nz. 2019. Archived from the original on 23 May 2021. Retrieved 23 May 2021.