Born and bred in Otago, Paul Grant has represented the 'Blue and Golds' since making his debut in 2007 against Auckland at Eden park. The Balcutha born Grant, became captain of the 2012 Otago team and will lead the side again in 2013. He has also represented New Zealand in rugby sevens, playing in two Sevens Worlds Series campaigns since first being selected in 2008.
Favourite rugby player: Josh Kronfeld
Team you most want to beat: Waikato
Earliest rugby memory: Playing in the mud, chasing the ball around
Best rugby moment: Debut for Otago
What representing Otago means to you: Proud to represent my region and playing with good mates
Goals for the 2013 season: Keep improving and enjoy on and off the field