Zane Kapeli rugby player
Zane Kapeli rugby player

Zane Kapeli

28th Sep 1992 1.89m/130kg Blindside Flanker

Zane Kapeli returns to the Bay of Plenty Steamers following his Rugby World Cup debut playing for Tonga. Kapeli announced his arrival on the international scene with a bruising tackle on England’s number 8, Billy Vunipola, where he earned the nickname ‘Zane the Train’.

Kapeli, a former rugby league player, has played previously for both Waikato and the Bay of Plenty Steamers and will be hanging up the toolbelt to join the Highlanders in 2020.

Career

Untitled Bay of Plenty
Hooker
2018 - present
275213_100002908945441_1598230740_n Tonga
Hooker
2019 - present
highlanders Highlanders
Blindside Flanker
2019 - present
Untitled Waikato
Blindside Flanker