|Full name||Timothy Edward Sullivan Bateman|
|Date of birth||3 June 1987|
|Place of birth||Greymouth, New Zealand|
|Height||182 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||91 kg (201 lb; 14 st 5 lb)|
|School||Christchurch Boys' High School|
|Rugby union career|
He was head boy of Christchurch Boys' High School in Canterbury, New Zealand. He formerly played for the Crusaders and played in Japan for the Coca-Cola Red Sparks. He also had a stint at the Hurricanes in Super Rugby. In 2017, he has returned to play for the Crusaders.
After spending a few years playing rugby in Japan, Bateman returned home and signed with his former club the Crusaders for the 2017. He played six games and scored three tries in his return season. Bateman was a part of the 2017 Crusaders championship winning side in 2017.
He scored a try in Canterbury's 35-13 Grand Final win against Tasman.
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