Pita Godinet

Player Info

Name
Pita Godinet
Date of Birth
21/12/1987
Place of Birth
Christchurch, New Zealand
Height
177cm
Weight
85 kg
Current Status
Signed for the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
Status Link
http://www.nzwarriors.com/threads/2015-where-are-they-now.40187/page-12#post-492902
Warriors #
170
Warriors Debut (Date and Match Details)
July 24 2011 (Vrs South Sydney Rabbitohs)
Junior Club
Richmond Rovers
Signed From
Auckland Vulcans
Position
Five Eighth, Halfback, Hooker
Wikipedia Page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pita_Godinet
Godinet is a Sydenham and Richmond Rovers junior.

Godinet played for the Waitakere Rangers in the 2007 Bartercard Cup.

In 2008 he represented Auckland in the Bartercard Premiership and played for the Auckland Vulcans in the NSW Cup. He was named the Vulcans rookie of the year.

In 2010 Godinet signed with the Te Atatu Roosters in the Auckland Rugby League competition. In 2010 he represented Auckland in the Albert Baskerville Trophy and played for the Auckland Vulcans in the NSW Cup. He was selected at halfback in the NSW Cup team of the year.

In October 2010 Godinet was signed by the New Zealand Warriors to take part in their 2010-2011 pre-season training. This was updated to a full-time contract in February 2011. He was also part of the Manurewa Marlins in 2011. He has re-signed with the Warriors until the end of 2013.

Godinet was named to make his National Rugby League debut on 24 July 2011, replacing an injured Lance Hohaia. Godinet had a "dream debut", scoring a try in his first match.

During the 2016 pre-season, Godinet trialed with the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles and was subsequently signed to a one-year contract.

Godinet made his debut for Samoa on 16 October 2010, being called into the side to replace the injured Ben Roberts at halfback. Godinet scored the only try for Samoa.

In 2013, Godinet was selected to play for the Samoans in their 2013 Rugby League World Cup campaign. He appeared in all four of the Samoans' games in the Tournament. He scored one try against the French in the group stage.

On 7 October 2014, Godinet was selected in the Samoa national rugby league team 24 man squad for the 2014 Four Nations series.

In 2016 Godinet played for Amerika Samoa in the Cabramatta International Nines tournament. On 7 May 2016, Godinet returned to playing for Samoa, playing in the 2016 Polynesian Cup against Tonga where he played as the halfback in the 18-6 win at Parramatta Stadium.
  • 2008 Auckland Vulcans
  • 2008 Auckland Rookie of the Year
  • 2010 NSW Cup Team of the Year
  • 2010 Samoa Toa
  • 2011 New Zealand Warriors
  • 2014 Wakefield Trinity
  • 2016 Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles

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