Karl Temata

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Karl Temata
Karl Temata Quins.JPG
Personal information
Nickname Big Karl, Te Mata
Born (1978-07-12) 12 July 1978 (age 38)
Whangarei, New Zealand
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 105 kg (16 st 7 lb) [1]
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2002–05 New Zealand Warriors 52 2 0 0 8
2005–12 London Broncos 137 11 0 0 44
2014– Oxford 2 0 0 0 0
Total 191 13 0 0 52
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2000 Cook Islands 3 1 0 0 4
As of 15 February 2012

Karl Temata (born 12 July 1978 in Whangarei, New Zealand) is a New Zealand rugby league player. Temata is a Cook Islands international.

Temata in action for Harlequins

Playing career[edit]

Temata plays for Harlequins in the European Super League. He previously played for the New Zealand Warriors and Hibiscus Coast Raiders. Temata's usual position is Prop. He has in the past operated as a Second-row, and has even played as a Wing. He was named Harlequins player of the year in 2009.

In 2011 Temata signed a one-year extension with Harlequins for the 2012 season.[2]

Representative career[edit]

Temata played for the Cook Islands in the 2000 Rugby League World Cup and scored a try in the Cook Islands' 38-6 defeat by Wales in Wrexham. In September 2011 he was named in the Cook Islands squad to play New Zealand in Rarotonga on October 6 ahead of New Zealand's participation in the 2011 Four Nations in England and Wales.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Harlequins Rugby League". web page. Harlequins Rugby League. 2011. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Harlequins re-sign Karl Temata rleague.com, 25 September 2011

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