Robert Piva

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Robert Piva
Personal information
Born (1966-11-04) 4 November 1966 (age 48)
Playing information
Height 208 cm (6 ft 10 in)
Weight 122 kg (19 st 3 lb)
Position Prop, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Porirua City (WRL)
1985–87 St. George (WRL)
1988–90 Randwick (WRL)
1991–93 Porirua City (WRL)
1994 Taranaki Rockets 14 4 0 0 16
1994–95 Wakefield Trinity
1995–96 North Queensland 16 0 0 0 0
Total 30 4 0 0 16
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1986–93 Wellington 40
1993 New Zealand 1 0 0 0 0
1995 Western Samoa
Source: [1]

Robert Piva is a former rugby league player who represented both New Zealand and Western Samoa.

Playing career[edit]

A Wellington Rugby League player, Piva played for the Waterside, St. George, Randwick, Porirua City and Kapiti Bears clubs.[2][3] Piva then played for the Taranaki Rockets in the 1994 Lion Red Cup.[4] Halfway through the season he was signed by the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats and he moved to England.[5] After the 1994-5 English season had ended he returned to Australasia and played two seasons with the North Queensland Cowboys before spending one season in France.[citation needed]

In 2001 he played in the Bartercard Cup for the Porirua Pumas.[6]

Representative career[edit]

A Junior Kiwi, Piva was a Western Samoan and New Zealand international and played at the 1995 World Cup for Western Samoa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert Piva rugbyleagueproject.org
  2. ^ Past Kiwis Caps - P NZRL
  3. ^ 1986 Lion Red Rugby League Annual, New Zealand Rugby Football League, 1986. p.128
  4. ^ Lion Red Rugby League Annual 1994, New Zealand Rugby Football League, 1994. p.118
  5. ^ Club-by-club guide to the new season The Independent, 19 August 1994
  6. ^ Round 7 Bartercard Cup teams rleague.com, 26 April 2001

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