Alex Nankivell rugby player
Alex Nankivell rugby player

Alex Nankivell

25th Oct 1996 1.88m/98kg Inside Centre

Alex Nankivell is a talented rugby union player known for his skills as a midfielder. He made his provincial debut for the Tasman Mako in 2015, following a successful campaign with Christchurch Boys High School's 1st XV in 2014.

Nankivell's impressive performances earned him a place in the 2017 Gallagher Chiefs squad, where he seamlessly transitioned to the Super Rugby level. His agility, speed, and strong defensive abilities made him a valuable asset to the team.

In 2019, Nankivell's outstanding season caught the attention of the Māori All Blacks selectors, who recognized his talent and potential. He had the opportunity to represent the Māori All Blacks against Fiji, making a notable impact on the international stage.

Continuing his impressive form, Nankivell remained a standout player in 2021. He played a crucial role in the Gallagher Chiefs' journey to the Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa final, showcasing his skills and contributing to the team's success. Additionally, he was an integral part of the Māori All Blacks' 2021 campaign, further solidifying his reputation as a formidable midfielder.

Looking ahead, Nankivell has secured a new opportunity in his career. He joined Munster, an Irish United Rugby Championship club on a two-year contract, which started at the beginning of the 2023-24 season. The move reflected his talent and potential, as he seeks to make a significant impact in the international rugby scene.

With his impressive performances and continued development, Alex Nankivell has established himself as a skilled and dynamic midfielder. His contributions to both club and international rugby have earned him recognition and opened up new opportunities for his career.



TRU Tasman Mako
Inside Centre
2015 - present
1e0a87f9f50f705d091ce86c884d79ff All Black XV
Inside Centre
2022 - present
munster Munster Rugby
Loosehead Prop
2023 - present
chiefs Chiefs
Inside Centre
2017 - 2023
maoriAllBlacks Maori All Blacks
Inside Centre
2019 - 2023