Ngani Laumape rugby player
Ngani Laumape rugby player

Ngani Laumape

22nd Apr 1993 1.71m/103kg Inside Centre

Ngani plays rugby for the Manawatu Turbos, Hurricanes and the All Blacks. Laumape previously played rugby league for the New Zealand Warriors.

Laumape originally played rugby union, touring Britain and Thailand with the Palmerston North Boys' High School 1st XV and playing for New Zealand School.

In 2013, Laumpape was named in the Junior Kiwis side to play the Junior Kangaroos in Sydney.

Laumape signed with the Manawatu Turbos and Hurricanes in July 2015.

He made his debut for the Hurricanes in the 2016 Super Rugby competition, starting in the inside centre position against the Brumbies.

He returned home to play for Manawatu in the 2016 Mitre 10 Cup and scored a hat-trick in his first game against fellow provincial side, Southland to lead the competition in try-scoring.

On 27 June 2017, Laumape started for the Hurricanes against the touring British and Irish Lions, at home at Westpac Stadium.

Laumape was introduced into the All Blacks squad for the 2017 Pasifika Challenge against Samoa and the three-test series against the touring British and Irish Lions.

Laumape's form has again been outstanding as he led the try scoring for 2019 with seven.


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2015 - present
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2016 - present
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2017 - present