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An Ordinary Kiwi Podcast

Sep 17, 2021

Karl’s journey is a true Cinderella story of New Zealand rugby.

After quiting rugby in high school he never thought he would play again. A few years later he got back into rugby to lose some weight. At this point he had gotten up to 170kg, his weight was starting to become a health issue, and after a couple years of...

Sep 7, 2021

Niall’s journey to the Blacks Ferns is an awesome story of dedication and commitment.

Coming from a touch background she was pushed towards 7s by a mentor, she reluctantly turned up to her first training and the rest is history!

We chat through everything from growing up, her touch career and her Black Fern career so...

Aug 25, 2021

I had a sit down with Bryn while I was in Auckland (Pre lockdown). I personally really enjoy watching this guy play footy so it was cool to have a chat with him.

From a young age Bryn showed his talents; representing New Zealand through the grades and even captaining the U20 team at a World Cup. Starting his super rugby...

Aug 9, 2021

Growing up in Wellington, becoming an All Black was his dream. But after an unplanned change of code he found himself in Australia.

A couple years later, schoolboy player of the year and captaining the best school team in Australia. He’s on his way to the NRL playing for a powerhouse team in the Brisbane Broncos.


Jul 26, 2021

I had a great chat with Teddy about his life and career up to this point.He is currently playing rugby in France.

It’s fair to say it wasn’t always perfect for Teddy on the footy field but his commitment and determination is unmatched, and it showed with his selection to the Rio Olympic for the New Zealand...