Ryan Tongia

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Ryan Tongia
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Date of birth (1990-05-31) 31 May 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 86 kg (13 st 8 lb; 190 lb)
Rugby league career
Position Fullback, Wing
Professional clubs
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2011 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats 4 (8)
National teams
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2010 Papua New Guinea 2 (4)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Wing, Fullback, Center
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2016− Bayonne
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2014–16 Hawke's Bay 30 (90)
Correct as of 16 October 2016
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Apps (points)
2015–16 Highlanders 5 (20)
Correct as of 31 July 2016

Ryan Tongia (born 31 May 1990 in Brisbane) is an Australian-born professional rugby footballer who currently plays rugby union for Hawke's Bay and the Highlanders in New Zealand. Ryan Tongia is of Papua New Guinean, Chinese and German descent, but has been raised in Australia all his life. His position is right or left wing, or fullback. He is a Papua New Guinea rugby league international. Tongia played in two games for the Highlanders in 2015. One at Left wing and the other on the right wing.

Playing career[edit]

During his time playing rugby league for the Gold Coast Titans, Tongia did not play first grade but played in the Toyota Cup. He played two matches for Papua New Guinea in the 2010 Rugby League Four Nations.

Tongia played for the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats in 2011.

In July 2014, it was announced that he had signed with Hawke's Bay for 2014.[1]


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