Tom Franklin (rugby union)

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Thomas Franklin
Full name Thomas St George Franklin
Date of birth (1990-08-11) 11 August 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Opotiki, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Height 1.99 m (6 ft 6 12 in)
Weight 110 kg (240 lb)
School St Paul's Collegiate School
University University of Otago
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Lock
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011– Otago 42 (35)
correct as of 18 October 2015.
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2014– Highlanders 38 (5)
correct as of 31 July 2016.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
New Zealand U20
Māori All Blacks
correct as of 11 November 2014.

Thomas St George Franklin (born 11 August 1990) is a New Zealand rugby union player. He plays in the lock position for the Otago based Super Rugby side the Highlanders, and for provincial side Otago.[1] Franklin has played at under-20 level for New Zealand being a part of the successful New Zealand unders-20 team that won the 2010 Junior World Championship in Argentina. He made his debut for Otago in 2011 and his strong performances saw him named in the Highlanders squad for the 2014 Super Rugby season.[2]


  1. ^ "Tom Franklin Otago Player Profile". Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Highlanders sign Tanaka, Evans and Franklin". Rugby Week. 1 October 2013. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 

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