Stalwart Hurricanes lock Jeremy Thrush will play his 100th Super Rugby match tonight against the Waratahs in Wellington.
Thrush, who will celebrate his 30th birthday on Sunday, made his debut for the Hurricanes against the Waratahs seven years ago in 2008.
A perenial fan-favourite, he will become just the seventh Hurricanes player to reach 100 Super Rugby matches.
The workhorse tight forward was a late bloomer in New Zealand rugby and first made the All Blacks in 2013 at the age of 28.
He has now played 11 test matches.
Teams: Wellington, Hurricanes, New Zealand Secondary Schools, New Zealand under 19, Junior All Blacks,All Blacks.