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Ben Franks
New Zealand
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Full name Benjamin John Franks
Born March 27, 1984, Melbourne
Current age 30 years 126 days
Major teams Crusaders, Hawke's Bay, Hurricanes, Junior All Blacks, New Zealand
Position Prop
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 260 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 2010-2013 31 6 25 10 2 0 0 0 30 1 0 96.77
Bledisloe Cup 2010-2013 7 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 100.00
IRB Rugby World Cup 2011-2011 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 100.00
The Rugby Championship 2010-2013 14 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 13 1 0 92.85

Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v Ireland at New Plymouth, Jun 12, 2010 match details
Last Test Ireland v New Zealand at Lansdowne Road, Nov 24, 2013 match details
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Profile

Owen and Ben Franks formed a formidable partnership in the Crusaders front-row and continued their form onto the international scene.

Ben Franks joined Canterbury in 2005 and although he changed to Tasman in the ITM Cup - he remained an essential part of the Crusaders side. Following the brothers' call-up to the national side in 2010 for their matches with Wales and Ireland they became the first siblings to play for New Zealand since Robin and Zinzan Brooke.

Ben marked his debut for the All Blacks with a try against Ireland but has found himself on the fringes of the first XV recently. However, he went into the World Cup in the 30-man squad alongside brother Owen and made four substitute appearances during the tournament.

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Mar 7, 2014
Hurricanes' Ben Franks carries into contact
Hurricanes' Ben Franks carries into contact
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Nov 2, 2013
Japan's Holani Ryukoliniasi runs at Ben Franks
Japan's Holani Ryukoliniasi runs at Ben Franks
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Nov 1, 2010
New Zealand's Ben Franks enjoys being centre of attention
New Zealand's Ben Franks enjoys being centre of attention
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Sep 7, 2010
All Blacks prop Ben Franks runs through a drill during training
All Blacks prop Ben Franks runs through a drill during training
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