Michael Bent
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Full name Michael R. Bent
Born April 25, 1986, Hawera
Current age 35 years 179 days
Major teams Emerging Ireland, Hurricanes, Ireland A, Leinster, Taranaki, Ireland
Position Prop
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 264 lb

Test career
Span Mat Start Sub Pts Tries Conv Pens Drop Won Lost Draw %
All Tests 2012-2015 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 75.00

Career statistics
Test debut Ireland v South Africa at Lansdowne Road, Nov 10, 2012 match details
Last Test Ireland v Scotland at Lansdowne Road, Aug 15, 2015 match details
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Michael Bent joined European champions Leinster following the conclusion of the 2012 ITM Cup competiton during which he had played for Taranaki and immediately earned himself a place in the Ireland squad for the autumn internationals thanks to an Irish grandmother.

Bent made his name as a powerful scrummager over two seasons with Super Rugby franchise the Hurricanes. Previously he had played for Taranaki's age grade and development sides before graduating to the 1st XV, with whom he won the Ranfurly Shield in 2011.

Latest Articles
Ireland add three to training squad (Mar 9, 2015) Kidney happy to hand Bent debut (Nov 1, 2012)
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Sep 15, 2012
Taranaki's Michael Bent shows off the Ranfurly Shield
Taranaki's Michael Bent shows off the Ranfurly Shield
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