|Name Eddie Paea|
Height 1.78 m
|Weight 81 kg|
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Eddie Paea (born 8 February 1988 in Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian professional Rugby Union player who currently plays for Krasny Yar Rugby in the Russian Championship Competition. He previously played for the South Sydney Rabbitohs.
Paea made his NRL debut in round 26 of the 2006 season for the Rabbitohs against the Wests Tigers. A Junior Kiwi, Paea was named in both the Tonga training squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup and the New Zealand training squad, but he was finally selected for the Tonga squad in October. Paea scored his first senior international try in the World Cup match against Scotland on 8 November 2008. He also converted one try.. Paea spent the majority of his time whilst contracted with South Sydney playing for The North Sydney Bears in The NSW Cup. Paea made a total of 42 appearances for Norths, scoring 15 tries, kicking 79 goals and scoring a total of 218 points.
In 2012, Paea made his debut for the Tongan Rugby National Team (IKALE TAHI) in the Pacific Nations Cup Game against Fiji as a substitute.
Paea currently plays Rugby Union in Krasnoyarsk Russia for Krasny Yar as a first-5. They are currently the holders of the Russian Cup and were the 2015 Russian Champions.