Parker is a physical loose forward with a direct style of play.

In his first year out of St Peter’s Cambridge, Parker was named to the New Zealand Under 20 team. He previously donned the black jersey for the New Zealand Barbarians Schools in 2017 and New Zealand Schools in 2018.

The Waikato representative debuted for the Gallagher Chiefs against the Crusaders in 2020, but missed the 2021 season with injury.

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