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Name  Constantine Mika
Height  1.82 m
Weight  105 kg

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Constantine Mika (born 14 September 1989) is a New Zealand professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for Toulouse Olympique. He previously played for Newcastle Knights in the National Rugby League, Hull Kingston Rovers in the Super League as well as a spell playing rugby union for Provence Rugby in the French Pro D2 (union). He plays as a second-rower and lock, and occasionally five-eighth.

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Early years

Mika joined the New Zealand Warriors from the local Auckland Rugby League competition where he played for Otahuhu and the Tamaki Titans in the Bartercard Cup. He made two appearances in the Toyota Cup for the Junior Warriors, however he could not break into the Warriors first grade team.

Newcastle Knights

Mika joined the Newcastle Knights from the 2009 season. He made his first grade d├ębut in Round 12 on 31 May 2009 against the Bulldogs. In June 2010 he quoted "Coming over here was the best move I've made for my footy career,"

After the conclusion of the 2011 season, Mika was released by the Knights.

Hull Kingston Rovers

Mika signed with the Rovers on 26 October 2011. It was a 2-year deal to join, also departing from the Knights, the new Rovers head coach, Craig Sandercock and fullback Shannon McDonnell.

Return to Australia

After completing a stint in the UK Super League, Mika returned to Australia to compete in the Queensland Cup and debuted for the Redcliffe Dolphins in 2014. The following year, Mika signed with the Wave Tigers of the Bundaberg Rugby League competition.

France

Mika converted to rugby union and signed for newly promoted Provence Rugby of the Pro D2 in the summer of 2015, to play at centre. He returned to rugby league to join Toulouse Olympique in 2016.

References

Constantine Mika Wikipedia