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Name  Jordan Rapana
Career start  2008
Weight  100 kg
Height  1.88 m
Role  Rugby Player

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Education  Palm Beach Currumbin High School

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Jordan Rapana (born 15 August 1989) is a New Zealand rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Canberra Raiders in the National Rugby League. He plays at wing and fullback and previously played for the Gold Coast Titans .

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Background

Born in Wellington, New Zealand, Rapana is of Māori specifically the Ngāti Toa Iwi (tribe) descent and moved to the Gold Coast, Queensland as a 10-year-old, playing his junior football for the Tugun Seahawks, before being signed by the Gold Coast Titans. He attended Palm Beach Currumbin State High School.

2008

In 2008, Rapana played for the Gold Coast Titans' NYC team. In Round 18 of the 2008 NRL season, he made his NRL debut for the Titans against the Sydney Roosters. At the end of 2008, he was named on the interchange bench in the 2008 NYC Team of the Year and played for the New Zealand Māori rugby league team.

2009

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In 2009, Rapana left the NRL for a two-year Mormon mission.

2011

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In June, Rapana signed a contract with Super Rugby team, Western Force, starting in 2012. For the 2012 season, Rapana played for the Palmyra Rugby Union Club.

2013

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In 2013, Rapana moved to Canberra to play for the Queanbeyan Blues in the TTM Canberra Raiders Cup and also to train with the Brumbies in the hope of gaining a contract. On 24 June, he signed a 2-year contract with the Canberra Raiders effective immediately. At the end of 2013, he played for the Cook Islands in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup.

2014

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On 7 August, Rapana re-signed with the Raiders on a 1-year contract. In Round 22 of the 2014 NRL season, he made his debut for the Raiders against the Parramatta Eels, his first NRL game since 2008.

2015

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On 8 May, Rapana re-signed with the Raiders on a 2-year contract. On 17 October, he played for the Cook Islands in their Asia-Pacific Qualifier match against Tonga for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.

2016

In round 8, Rapana scored 4 tries in the Raiders' 60-6 win over the Wests Tigers. He finished the 2016 season with 23 tries, equal most with Suliasi Vunivalu, and breaking the Canberra club record

Rapana was named the Kiwis rookie of the year by the New Zealand Rugby League.

2017

On March 10, Rapana signed a two-year extension with the Raiders, keeping him in the nation's capital until 2019.

References

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