Kimami Sitauti

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Kimami Sitauti
Full name Kimami Sitauti
Date of birth (1991-04-12) 12 April 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Brisbane, Australia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 95 kg (14 st 13 lb)
School St Joseph's College, Nudgee
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Right-wing
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2013– Bay of Plenty 16 (10)
correct as of 9 October 2014.
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011
2012
2013
Reds
Brumbies
Rebels
0
0
4
(0)
(0)
(0)
correct as of 07 June 2013.
Sevens national teams
Years Club / team Comps
2010–  Australia

Kimami Sitauti (born 12 April 1991) is an Australian rugby union player. He plans to join the Rebels for the 2013 Super Rugby season.[1]

His playing position is right-winger. He is of Tongan heritage.[2]

Move from New Zealand & early career[edit]

Sitauti is from Auckland, and he was part of Auckland Under 14s in 2005.[3] He moved to Australia and attended Nudgee College in 2008.[2] He was still in Year 12 at Nudgee, when he was named to play for Souths in the final of the club competition.[2]

Australian sevens and under 20s[edit]

In 2010 Sitauti got his first taste of sevens for Australia in Darwin. He travelled to New Zealand for more sevens at the Cake-Tin in Wellington[4] before going to India to compete in sevens at the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

He was part of the Australian Under 20s at the 2011 IRB Junior World Championships.[5]

Super Rugby[edit]

He was part of the Reds squad in 2011 although he did not make any first-team appearances. He spent 2012 with the Brumbies, before contracting to join the Rebels for 2013.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jake hunting South African lock". Sport24. 13 August 2012. Retrieved 13 August 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c Tucker, Jim (18 September 2009). "Souths punt on schoolboy Kimami Sitauti for Premier Rugby grand final against Brothers". Courier Mail. News Queensland. Retrieved 16 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Rugby Representatives". Sports News. Mount Albert Grammar. 2005. Retrieved 16 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Aussies keen to stop New Zealand Sevens hat-trick" (Press release). ARU. 3 February 2010. Retrieved 16 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Australian Under 20s Named for JWC" (Press release). ARU. 10 May 2011. Retrieved 13 August 2012. 

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