Paddy Tuimavave

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Paddy Tuimavave
Personal information
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 109 kg (17 st 2 lb)
Playing information
Position Fullback
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Mount Albert Lions
Northcote Tigers
Workington Town
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1986–1992 Western Samoa
1990 New Zealand 2 0 0 0 0

Paddy Tuimavave is a former professional rugby league player who represented New Zealand and Western Samoa. His position of preference was at Fullback. He is related to Evarn and Tony, who have both also played for the New Zealand Kiwis and Paki Tuimavave who also represented Western Samoa.[1]

Playing career[edit]

A Mount Albert Lions and Northcote Tigers player in the Auckland Rugby League competition,.[2][3] Tuimavave was part of the 1988 Auckland side that defeated Great Britain 30-14 at Carlaw Park. Tuimavave scored a try in that match.[4] In 1991 Tuimavave played for Canterbury in the Lion Red Showdown competition against Auckland, Western Suburbs and North Sydney.[5]

Tuimavave also played for Workington Town in England.[6]

Representative career[edit]

Tuimavave represented New Zealand in two tests against Papua New Guinea in 1990. He also represented Samoa in the 1986, 1988 and 1992 Pacific Cups and was named in the 1986 and 1992 team of the tournament selections.[7]