|Rapana playing for the Mount Pritchard Mounties in 2013.|
15 August 1989 |
Wellington, New Zealand
|Height||188 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||98 kg (15 st 6 lb)|
|Position||Wing, Fullback, Centre|
|2008||Gold Coast Titans||6||6||0||0||24|
|2008||New Zealand Māori||1||0||0||0||0|
|As of 24 May 2015|
Born in Wellington, New Zealand, Rapana is of Cook Island descent and moved to the Gold Coast, Queensland as a 10-year-old, playing his junior football for the Tugun Seahawks, before being signed by the Gold Coast Titans. He attended Palm Beach Currumbin State High School.
In Round 18 of the 2008 NRL season, Rapana made his NRL debut for the Titans against the Sydney Roosters. At the end of 2008, he was named on the interchange bench in the 2008 NYC Team of the Year and played for the New Zealand Māori rugby league team.
In 2013, Rapana moved to Canberra to play for the Queanbeyan Blues in the TTM Canberra Raiders Cup and also to train with the Brumbies in the hope of gaining a contract. On 24 June 2013, he signed a 2-year contract with the Canberra Raiders effective immediately. At the end of 2013, he played for the Cook Islands in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup.
On 7 August 2014, Rapana re-signed with the Raiders on a 1-year contract. In Round 22 of the 2014 NRL season, he made his debut for the Raiders against the Parramatta Eels, his first NRL game since 2008.
On 8 May 2015, Rapana re-signed with the Raiders on a 2-year contract.
- [dead link]
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- "Rapana Re-Signs". Raiders.com.au. Retrieved 2015-05-08.
- 2015 Canberra Raiders profile
- Rapana, Walker answer Titans' SOS call
- Rapana to answer Titans' prayers
- Rapana becomes youngest Titan
- RLeague.com profile
- Titans flyer leaves on a mission
- Western Force Profile