Maea David

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Maea David
Personal information
Full name Kuki K David
Born (1972-02-27) 27 February 1972 (age 45)[1]
New Zealand
Playing information
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 118 kg (18 st 8 lb)
Position Prop
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Papanui (CRL)
1994 Canterbury Cardinals 18 4 0 0 16
1994–98 Hull F.C.
1996–97 Illawarra Steelers 11 0 0 0 0
Total 29 4 0 0 16
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1992–?? Canterbury
Source: RLP

Maea David (born 27 February 1972) is a New Zealand rugby union coach and former rugby league player who played professionally in England and Australia.

Playing career[edit]

David played in the Canterbury Rugby League competition for the Papanui Tigers and made his Canterbury début in 1992.[2] He also made the Kiwi Colts that year. David made the 1993 New Zealand Kiwis trials but did not make the final squad. He played for the Canterbury Country Cardinals in the inaugural Lion Red Cup.

In 1994 he signed with Hull F.C. and moved to England.[3]

He spent the 1996 and 1997 seasons with the Illawarra Steelers, playing in 11 first grade matches.

David then returned to Hull for 1998's Super League III season.

David also played for Featherstone Rovers and Doncaster Dragons

Later years[edit]

David joined the Hull RUFC, playing for the club before becoming the backs coach under former team mate, Tevita Vaikona.[4][5][6]


  1. ^ Maea David
  2. ^ Lion Red Rugby League Annual 1992 New Zealand Rugby League, 1992. p.16
  3. ^ Club-by-club guide to the new season The Independent, 19 August 1994
  4. ^ David Maea
  5. ^ mighty fighting gibbons destroy
  6. ^ David angry with poor Hull show Hull Daily Mail, 30 October 2006