A World Champion at U20 level with New Zealand. Axtens has been regarded as a promising player ever since he played for NZ Schools.
The backrower represented Bay of Plenty in the National Provincial Championship while also being a member of the Chiefs wider Super Rugby squad.
Toulouse signed Axtens as a medical joker in March 2016 before making his contract permanent that will keep the New Zealander at the club until 2019.
As of the 2018/2019 Champions Cup, Axtens has had 7 European Cups appearances.
|2020 - present|
|2014 - 2014|
|Bay of Plenty
|2016 - 2019|