Bradley Slater rugby player
Bradley Slater rugby player

Bradley Slater

23rd Sep 1998 1.86m/110kg Tighthead Prop

Bradley Slater is a talented New Zealand rugby union player who has made his mark as a hooker. Born on September 23, 1998, Slater has shown great potential and has earned recognition at various levels of the game.

Slater's rugby journey began during his time at New Plymouth Boys' High School, where he honed his skills and developed a passion for the sport. His dedication and talent led him to be selected for representative honors.

In 2019, Slater was included in the New Zealand Under 20 squad, highlighting his ability and potential as a young player. This experience allowed him to showcase his skills on the national stage and gain valuable experience at a high level of competition.

Later that same year, Slater received a call-up to the Gallagher Chiefs, making his Investec Super Rugby debut. Initially brought in as injury cover, he seized the opportunity and made a positive impact on the team. His performances demonstrated his abilities as a hooker and earned him recognition within the rugby community.

Under the guidance of Gallagher Chiefs Head Coach Warren Gatland, Slater had an impressive 2020 season. Gatland's mentorship and the team's support helped him further develop his skills and solidify his place in the squad.

As a result of his consistent performances and hard work, Slater has become a permanent fixture in the Gallagher Chiefs' matchday twenty-three for the 2021 Sky Super Rugby competitions. His dedication, work ethic, and skills have made him an integral part of the team's setup.

Bradley Slater's journey from representing New Zealand Under 20 to establishing himself as a key player for the Gallagher Chiefs is a testament to his talent and determination. As a hooker, he plays a crucial role in the team's set-piece and contributes to the overall success of the squad. With his continued growth and commitment to the sport, Slater has the potential to achieve even greater heights in his rugby career.



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2017 - present
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2019 - present