'Anyone who believes Wikipedia is an idiot': Elliot Dixon is not Chairman of cheese appreciation club

Most know who Elliot Dixon is by now. 

He's the Highlanders flanker who scored a magnificent try in last year's Super Rugby final against the Hurricanes and one of three All Blacks set to debut against Wales on Saturday. 

But those who have gone searching for a little extra information about Dixon may have been surprised with what they found on Wikipedia. 

"I've been through this with a Q&A session last week. Somebody had a few facts that were pretty wrong," Dixon said. 

"They were saying I was a cosplayer for Tintin and the Brie King in Southland."

All of the above has been published as fact on Dixon's Wikipedia page, but All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has sent a warning to those who choose to believe it.

"Anyone who believes Wikipedia is an idiot," Hansen said.

Another "fact" posted on Dixon's page states that he is the 'Chairman of Southland Cheese Appreciation Club' to which he replied: "That's not me."

It's hardly rattled Dixon as he looks to cement himself in the All Blacks squad but rather served a light-hearted bit of fun to start his first week as a fully fledged All Black. 

Wikipedia pages can be edited by anyone and perhaps it's not the last time there are a few interesting 'facts' to talk about when new players come through for media in All Blacks Test week. 

The All Black flanker is also said to be a huge Tintin fan among other things on Wikipedia. Source: 1 NEWS


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