Isaiah Punivai

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Isaiah Punivai
Full nameIsaiah Punivai
Date of birth (2000-12-01) 1 December 2000 (age 21)
Place of birth Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Height189 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight99 kg (218 lb; 15 st 8 lb)
School Christ's College
University Lincoln University [ citation needed ]
Notable relative(s) Ngane Punivai (brother)
Occupation(s) Professional Rugby Union Player
Rugby union career
Position(s) Centre / Wing
Current team Canterbury / Crusaders
Senior career
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2020– Canterbury 5 (10)
Correct as of 22 October 2019

Isaiah Punivai (born 1 December 2000, in New Zealand) is a New Zealand rugby union player who plays for Canterbury in the Mitre 10 Cup, [1] and for the Crusaders in Super Rugby. [2] His preferred playing position is centre, wing or fullback. After moving from Lower Hutt to Christchurch, Punivai attended Medbury School and Christ's College in Christchurch, until he was bought by Saint Kentigern College's 1st XV in Auckland for his last year of schooling. [3] He signed for the Canterbury squad in 2020, and was named in the Crusaders squad for the 2021 season the same year.

Reference list

  1. "Mitre 10 Cup Preview: Canterbury 2020". Mitre 10 Cup. 4 September 2020. Retrieved 9 September 2020.
  2. "Four players promoted from Crusaders Academy as Scott Robertson names 2021 Crusaders squad". crusaders.co.nz. 3 December 2020. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  3. "Schoolboy star Isaiah Punivai commits to Crusaders academy despite move to Auckland". stuff.co.nz. 20 July 2018. Retrieved 17 January 2021.


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