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Liam  Polwart
Full Name: Liam Polwart
Team: Chiefs
Super Rugby Games:20
Province:Bay of Plenty
Provincial Games:6
Provincial Debut:2016 v Taranaki in Tauranga


Progressing through the Chiefs Development Programme, Bay of Plenty hooker Liam Polwart enters his first Super Rugby season with the Chiefs. Liam represented the New Zealand u20 team in 2015 and is excited to further develop and impress in 2017   - The Chiefs

Liam is a new face in the Chiefs front row for 2017, entering the squad in the hooker position. 

Valuable time in the Chiefs Development Programme has ensured that Liam is familiar with the Chiefs environment and has helped develop him as a player.

Liam represents Bay of Plenty in the Mitre 10 Cup. 


Who is in your family?

4 brothers, 2 sisters

What primary school (s) did you go to?

St Joseph’s Primary School, Pukekohe

What high school(s) did you go to?

Sacred Heart College

Favourite subject at school?

Sports Science

What representative teams have you played in? (rugby and other sports)

Auckland (16s,18s,20s), New Zealand u20, Bay of Plenty Mitre 10 Cup

What rugby club are you affiliated with?

Greerton Marist

Which sportsperson did you look up to as a kid?

Jonah Lomu

What is your favourite thing to do outside of rugby?

Chilling and playing PS4 or on the golf green

What is your favourite movie?

War dogs or American Sniper

An interesting fact about you?

I have decent party tricks in the pool

Best place you’ve been travelling?

San Fransisco

If you could play one other sport professionally, what would it be?

Baseball or Golf

What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?

Nothing worth having comes easy

What advice would you give to your 10-year-old self?

Keep doing you

Your favourite rugby memory?

Winning New Zealand u20s World Cup

What is your nickname within the team?


What do you eat for breakfast on game day?

Eggs on toast

What does representing the Gallagher Chiefs mean to you?

Very proud to represent the Chiefs. It has been a life goal to play Super Rugby and there’s no better team to play for than the Chiefs