Brent Thompson

Brent Thompson

A hardy Taranaki number 8, Brent Thompson had a 10-year gap between his two seasons at the Turbos. Thompson played in 1999 and then on 2009 while in between he featured for the Hurricanes, Blues and Japan club Suntory. A prolific points scorer, his form for Manawatu is highlighted by his 25 points scored in a green shirt. His career came to a halt in that 2009 season due to a serious neck injury.


  • Position: Number 8
  • Number of Manawatu Games: 18
  • High School Club: Palmerston North Boys High School
  • Manawatu Club: Te Kawau


  • Nationality: New Zealand
  • Date of Birth: 08 April 1978