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Anthony Tuitavake

Anthony Tuitavake appeared in all four matches for the Junior All Blacks in 2006, starting in three and scoring a team-leading four tries, including a hat-trick against Japan at Carisbrook. A fast attacking centre, Tuitavake not only finishes backline moves himself, but also has the vision to create space and scoring opportunities for his outsides. He had a great season in 2005 for both the Highlanders and North Harbour before turning out for the Blues in the 2006 Rebel Sport Super 14. He played for the world champion New Zealand Under 19 side in 2001 and for the New Zealand Under 21 team in 2002. Tuitavake is also a former New Zealand Sevens representative, winning a Commonwealth Games gold medal in 2002 in Manchester and then a world title the following year. New Zealand Representative Teams New Zealand Under 19 in 2001 New Zealand Under 21 in 2002 New Zealand Sevens in 2002, 2003 Junior All Blacks in 2006 All Blacks in 2008 Career Notes • Scored four tries for the Blues in 2006, tied for second on the team. • Has represented New Zealand at 14 international Sevens tournaments. • Scored two tries for New Zealand Under 21, against the England and Wales Under 21 teams.

Position:
Centre
Born:
12/02/1982
Physical:
1.82m, 89kg
Test Debut:
v Ireland 07 June 2008
Test Points Breakdown:
1t
Test Points:
5
All Blacks Caps:
6
Provincial Team:
North Harbour
Super Rugby Team:
Blues

Career Comments

  • All Blacks Match Record by Year (+) = substitute; (-) = replaced 2008 7 June v Ireland at Wellington 21-11 (-) 14 Jun v England at Auckland 37-20 26 July v Australia at Sydney 19-34 2 Aug v Australia at Auckland 39-10 (+) 3 Sept v Samoa at New Plymouth 101-14 (-) 9 Nov v Scotland at Edinburgh 32-6 19 Nov v Munster at Limerick 18-16 (-) Stats - Below figures correct as at 1 July 2008 Provincial Caps 71 Provincial Points 115 (23t) Provincial Debut 2001 v Bay of Plenty Super Rugby Caps 41 Super Rugby Points 45 (9t) Super Rugby Debut 2005 v Blues (Highlanders)

Test Match record

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