Kuramate Tuirirangi

Kuramate Tuirirangi

Talented prop, Kuramate 'Tama' Tuirirangi, played a single season for Manawatu in 2006. His record was an illustrious one once he reached the Turbos. Tuirirangi had played for the Hurricanes for three years and the Chiefs for one. His strength in the scrum was a powerful weapon for Manawatu. After the Turbos, Tuirirangi had one season at the Queensland Reds in 2007


  • Position: Tighthead Prop
  • Number of Manawatu Games: 2


  • Nationality: New Zealand
  • Date of Birth: 15 September 1978