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Eiden Ackland
Place of Birth
Auckland, New Zealand
  1. New Zealand
Junior Club
Mt Albert Lions
  1. Five Eighth
  2. Halfback
Son of former Warriors assistant coach, U20s head coach and recruitment officer John Ackland.

Eiden Ackland played in the Warriors U20s team from 2016-2018. Signed as a 17 year old after being spotted by Nigel Rattray while playing for Mt Albert restricted. Ackland was 67kgs at the time.

Ackland played for Mt Albert Lions after his time at the Warriors.

In November 2021, Ackland signed a train and trial contract with the Manly-Warrigah Sea Eagles and played for their feeder team Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles until June 2022. Ackland played for the Akarana Falcons which won the 2022 NZRL National Premiership season. Eiden Ackland took out the George Rainey Medal for SAS Fox Memorial Premiership Player of the Year at the end 2022.

In February 2023, Ackland was named to play in the first trial game against the Wests Tigers at Mt Smart Stadium.

Ackland is working in commercial law after studying law at Auckland University since 2015...

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