A promising lock, growing further with experience, Tom Franklin is back in the Otago jersey for his third season.
A member of the 2010 champion New Zealand Under 20 side, Franklin is set to cement a starting position in 2013.
Favourite rugby player: Rupeni Caucaunibuca
Team you most want to beat: Every team
Earliest rugby memory: Dad taking me to play barefoot footy
Best rugby moment: NZU20 World cup
What representing Otago means to you: A lot of pride and passion
Goals for the 2013 season: Play well and win Championship with Otago