PLAYER PROFILE

Montessa Tairakena

KEY STATS
UPDATED
AGE
19
GAMES
3
POINTS
10
TRIES
2

BIOGRAPHY

A New Zealand athletics and touch representative, Tairakena brings pace to the Black Ferns Sevens in her first season with the team.

In her last year at school at Hamilton Girls’ High School in 2018, Tairakena captained her 1st XV to the National title and led the sevens team to the Condor Sevens Final. She was a member of the Youth Olympic Games Sevens team.

Tairakena made her Black Ferns Sevens debut in Glendale 2019.