Zane Tetevano

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Zane Tetevano
Tetevano playing for the Knights in 2012.
Personal information
Nickname Tets
Born (1990-11-04) 4 November 1990 (age 25)
Tokoroa, New Zealand
Height 186 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 113 kg (17 st 11 lb)
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2011–14 Newcastle Knights 29 2 0 0 8
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2009–13 Cook Islands 4 0 0 0 0
As of 1 October 2014
Source: Rugby League Project

Zane Tetevano (born 4 November 1990) is a New Zealand former professional rugby league footballer. He played for the Newcastle Knights in the National Rugby League. He primarily played as a prop and second-rower.


Born in Tokoroa, New Zealand, Tetevano is of Cook Islander descent and played his junior football for the Pacific Sharks before being signed by the Newcastle Knights. In 2006, Tetevano played for the New Zealand Under 16s team.

Playing career[edit]

Tetevano playing for the Knights in 2009.

From 2008 to 2010, Tetevano played for the Newcastle Knights' NYC team[1][2]

In 2009, Tetevano played for the Cook Islands in the 2009 Pacific Cup and again in 2010.

In 2011, Tetevano moved on to the Knights' New South Wales Cup team.

In Round 20 of the 2011 NRL season, Tetevano made his NRL debut for the Knights against the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks.

In August 2011, Tetevano re-signed with the Knights on a 2-year contract.[3]

On 16 October 2013, Tetevano again re-signed with the Knights on a 2-year contract.[4]

At the end of 2013, Tetevano played for the Cook Islands in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup held in England and Wales. [5]

On 14 May 2014, Tetevano was sacked by the Knights due to disciplinary reasons.[6]

Tetevano joined the Wyong Roos in the New South Wales Cup for the rest of 2014.

On 1 October 2014, Tetevano signed a 1-year contract with the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles starting in 2015.[7]

On 2 November 2014, Tetevano had his contract with the Sea Eagles terminated after he admitted in court to bashing his girlfriend on four occasions.[8][9]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on October 6, 2014. Retrieved October 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ Zane Tetevano at Archived July 15, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on May 22, 2015. Retrieved November 18, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on October 16, 2013. Retrieved October 18, 2013. 
  5. ^ Last Updated: 16/10/13 6:09am. "Rugby League World Cup: Cook Islands name 24-man squad | Rugby League News". Sky Sports. Retrieved 2016-07-21. 
  6. ^ NRL. "Club Statement: Zane Tetevano - Knights". Retrieved 2016-07-21. 
  7. ^ NRL. "Promising trio added to Sea Eagles roster". Sea Eagles. Retrieved 2016-07-21. 
  8. ^ NRL. "Statement: Zane Tetevano". Sea Eagles. Retrieved 2016-07-21. 
  9. ^ Rugby League (2014-12-02). "Manly Sea Eagles tear up contract of Zane Tetevano". Retrieved 2016-07-21. 

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