Whetu Taewa

Player Info

Name
Whetu Taewa
Date of Birth
19/10/70
Place of Birth
West Coast, New Zealand
Height
176cm
Weight
89 kg
Nationality
New Zealand
Current Status
Builder with ATD Builders living in Cromwell, NZ
Status Link
http://www.nzwarriors.com/threads/warriors-where-are-they-now.52924/#post-628533
Warriors #
5
Warriors Debut (Date and Match Details)
March 10th 1995 vs Brisbane Broncos
Junior Club
Suburbs, Greymouth, New Zealand
Signed From
Canterbury
Position
Winger, Centre
Wikipedia Page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whetu_Taewa
NZ representative centre (6 Tests between 1989 and 1995) played with Sheffield Eagles (1997-98) and Hull Kingston Rovers (1999-01) in England following seasons with the Warriors and the North Queensland. Taewa was a member of the Sheffield Eagles team that defeated Wigan, 17-8, in the 1998 English Challenge Cup final. Whetu was signed from the Canterbury team after moving to Christchurch. He then moved to Auckland and spent the 1994 season playing for the Counties Manukau Heroes in the Lion Red Cup.

  • 1988 - Junior Kiwi
  • 1989 - New Zealand Kiwis
  • 1992 - New Zealand Maori team for the Pacific Cup
  • 1994 - Signs with the Auckland Warriors
  • 1995 - Makes NRL debut for the Auckland Warriors
  • 1996 - Played for North Queensland Cowboys, Australia
  • 1997 - Played for Sheffield Eagles, England
  • 1999 - Played for Hull KR. England

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