Cullen Grace is the youngest player to be named in any of the New Zealand Investec Super Rugby squads for 2020.
A former UC Championship player for Timaru Boys’ High School, Grace represented New Zealand Secondary Schools’, Canterbury Under 19, and the New Zealand Under 20 side. He was also a member of the Crusaders Academy.
The Hawera-born loose forward can also play lock, and debuted for Canterbury in the 2019 Mitre 10 Cup. Alongside Dallas McLeod, he was awarded the Canterbury Rugby A First Year Player at the Canterbury Rugby Awards in October, and went on to be named in the Crusaders 2020 Investec Super Rugby squad the following month.