Tea Ropati

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Playing Career

Vital Statistics

Born
Tuesday, 7th September, 1965
Current Age
58 years and 283 days

Honours & Awards

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Premiership Trophy
1992/1993
Lancashire Cup
1991/1992

Known Family Links

Brother
Joe Ropati
Iva Ropati

Biography

Centre/five-eighth, a representative of NZ Universities that won a World Cup in 1986, toured Australia with the NZ squad that year but did not appear in a Test (5 minor tour games). After touring Australia with an Auckland representative team in 1987 Tea Ropati had a season with Newcastle during the club’s inaugural season in the NSWRL before commencing a long stint with English club St Helens (1989-93). He made his Test debut against Papua New Guinea in 1992 and appeared in all three Tests against Australia on the Kangaroos’ tour of NZ in 1993. Ropati was a foundation member of the Auckland Warriors in 1995.
- ALAN WHITICKER

Playing Career Statistics

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Competitions

Competition   Comp Wins App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Anzac Tests - 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
World Cup - 3 - -   - - 2 1 0 66.67% List
Tour Matches New Zealand - 8 1 3   - 10 5 3 0 62.50% List
Tour Matches New Zealand XIII - 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Tour Matches Auckland - 1 - 0   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
Tour Matches St Helens - 2 - 0   - - 0 2 0 0.00% List
Test Series - 5 - -   - - 1 3 1 20.00% List
NSWRL/ARL/Super League/NRL Premiership - 74 26 1   - 106 35 39 0 47.30% List
Challenge Cup - 13 2 -   - 8 9 4 0 69.23% List
English Championship - 89 44 15   1 207 56 29 4 62.92% List
Premiership Trophy 1 6 - -   - - 3 3 0 50.00% List
Regal Trophy - 13 6 3   1 31 9 4 0 69.23% List
Lancashire Cup 1 8 4 4   - 24 7 1 0 87.50% List
Challenge Cup AU - 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List


International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
New Zealand 1992-93, 1997   7 - -   - - 2 4 1 28.57% List
Western Samoa 1995   2 - -   - - 1 1 0 50.00% List
Overall1992-1997   9 0 0   0 - 3 5 1 33.33% List

World Cup Matches - By Team

Team Years   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
New Zealand 1992   1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
Western Samoa 1995   2 - -   - - 1 1 0 50.00% List
Overall1992-1995   3 0 0   0 - 2 1 0 66.67% List


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Auckland 1989   1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List


Club Career

NSWRL/ARL/Super League/NRL Premiership - By Year

Team Season   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Newcastle NSWRL 1988 Winfield Cup   2 - 1 / 1 100.00% - 2 1 1 0 50.00% List
Auckland ARL 1995 Winfield Cup   21 12 -   - 48 12 9 0 57.14% List
Auckland ARL 1996 Optus Cup   20 5 -   - 20 9 11 0 45.00% List
Auckland Super League 1997 Telstra Cup   16 5 -   - 20 6 10 0 37.50% List
Auckland 1998 NRL Premiership   15 4 -   - 16 7 8 0 46.67% List

NSWRL/ARL/Super League/NRL Premiership - By Team

Team Years   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Newcastle 1988   2 - 1 / 1 100.00% - 2 1 1 0 50.00% List
Warriors 1995-98   72 26 -   - 104 34 38 0 47.22% List
Overall1988-1998   74 26 1 / 1 100.00% 0 106 35 39 0 47.30% List

English Career - By Year

Team Season   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
St Helens 1989/90   1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
St Helens 1990/91   30 12 -   - 48 17 12 1 56.67% List
St Helens 1991/92   38 17 -   - 68 26 10 2 68.42% List
St Helens 1992/93   39 20 22   2 126 30 8 1 76.92% List
St Helens 1993/94   21 7 -   - 28 10 11 0 47.62% List

English Career - By Team

Team Years   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
St Helens 1989-93   129 56 22   2 270 84 41 4 65.12% List

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Contributions: Rugby League Tables, Andrew Ferguson, AJ Lucantonio, Shawn Dollin, Greg Fiveash, Terry Liberopoulos, Paul Carter, Cymru RL, Bill Bates, Tim Costello

Sources: David Middleton's Rugby League Yearbook (1987-88 to present), Irvin Saxton's Record Keepers' Club, Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook (1981-82 to 1999)