Brandon Nansen rugby player
Brandon Nansen rugby player

Brandon Nansen

3rd Nov 1993 1.97m/117kg No 4 Lock

Nansen was picked for Auckland U16s and U18s, whilst attending Sacred Heart College in Auckland, a school with notable alumni including Sean Fitzpatrick, Sonny Parker, Xavier Rush and a number of other All Blacks

Nansen was a New Zealand Schoolboys representative in 2011, where he played in a side that featured future All Blacks; Ardie Savea and Patrick Tuipulotu.

He started his senior career in 2013, playing for North Harbour. He quickly became a regular in the side and went on to make 9 appearances for them as they lifted the Mitre 10 Cup Championship in 2016 and earned the right to play in the Premiership in 2017. He was named as a member of the Blues squad for the 2017 Super Rugby season.

In November 2017, Nansen chose to represent Samoa, making his international debut against Romania .

In May 2018, Dragons announced that Samoan international lock Brandon Nansen has signed for Dragons on a two-year contract.

Nansen joins following a stint in the Top 14 with Stade Francais Paris, after beginning his senior career with New Zealand province North Harbour.



dreago Dragons
No 4 Lock
2018 - present
auckland-blues Blues
No 4 Lock
2017 - 2017
image North Harbour
No 4 Lock
2013 - 2017
sf-blason-210x210 Stade Francais
No 4 Lock
2017 - 2018
samoa-rugby-logo Samoa
No 5 Lock
2017 - 2019