Hadleigh Parkes

Hadleigh Parkes

Manawatu was a launching pad for Hadleigh Parkes as he quickly moved up the professional rugby ladder. The powerful centre played for the Turbos in 2010 and went on to play for 3 different Super teams. His opening season with the Kings in 2013 was hindered due to a broken arm in his second game. In 2014, Parkes went to play over in Europe for Welsh side; Scarlets. He made his international debut for Wales in 2017.


  • Position: Centre
  • Number of Manawatu Games: 13
  • Years Played for Manawatu: 2010
  • High School Club: Palmerston North Boys High School
  • Manawatu Club: High School Old Boys
  • Super Rugby Teams: Kings Hurricanes Blues
  • National Honours: Wales


  • Nationality: New Zealand
  • Date of Birth: 05 October 1987