The New Zealand Under 20 team have taken to the field for the first time against Fiji in Australia at the Oceania Rugby U20 Championship. Coach Craig Philpott's Under 20s squad made had an emphatic win against their pacific rivals, crushing them 53-7. We spoke to promising young Waikato talent and try scoring machine, Quinn Tupaea before they left.
Ngāti Koroki-Kahukura, Ngāti Whāwhākia, Cook Island
Tamati Tiananga grew up in a small settlement west of Huntly called Te Kauri with his grandparents. He is of heritage and is a graduate of Te Wharekura o Rākaumangamanga. He attended Waikato University for two years studying towards a Bachelors of Education however he followed his heart and chose to pursue a broadcasting career as a television reporter.
Tamati is a Senior Sports Reporter in Te Kāea and has covered a wide range of stories from grassroots to sport at an international level.
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