competition overview

The Bunnings National Provincial Championship (NPC) is New Zealand’s premier Provincial competition. It is contested between 14 teams split into two conferences. 33 players either Fiji born or with Fijian heritage were confirmed in the initial Squad lists. This page is dedicated to those players and their progress throughout the season.

Most Games

Soane Vikena

games

0

Position

hk
Soane Vikena
12
Haereiti Hetet
12
Emoni Narawa
11
Chay Fihaki
11
Isoa Nasilasila
10

Most Tries

Emoni Narawa

Tries

0

games

11
Emoni Narawa
8
Kini Naholo
6
Peniasi Malimali
5
Salesi Rayasi
4
Manasa Mataele
4

Strike Rate

Kini Naholo

Tries

6

games

6

strike

100
Kini Naholo
100
%
Emoni Narawa
72
%
Sevu Reece
66
%
Jona Nareki
66
%
Peniasi Malimali
62
%
Wellington take title

Final - Wellington defeated Canterbury on their own turf 26-18 to take the 2022 NPC title. Manasa Mataele scored in the 22nd minute for Canterbury while Chay Fihaki set up two tries.

Canterbury and Wellington Final

Canterbury will host Wellington in the NPC Final after defeating Bay of Plenty 24-10 in their Semi Final.

Canterbury through to Semi finals

Quarters - Canterbury advance to the Semi Finals after defeating Northland 23-16. The Taniwha put up a big fight and got a lot closer than many anticipated.

Auckland defeat North Harbour

Quarters - Auckland are through to the Semi Finals after defeating North Harbour 21-18. Auckland kicked the winning penalty goal in the 82nd minute.

ClubPlayerPositionGTPCPtsSt%
AucklandAlex HodgmanPR1000
AucklandSoane VikenaHK12157
AucklandSam WyeHB200
AucklandSalesi RayasiWG1042040
Bay of PlentyHaereiti HetetPR1200
Bay of PlentyEtonia WaqaLK2
Bay of PlentyVeveni LasaqaFL621033
Bay of PlentyEmoni NarawaFB/CE1184072
CanterburyChay FihakiCE/FB121298
CanterburyManasa MataeleWG952555
CountiesPeniasi MalimaliWG85062.5
CountiesZuriel TogiatamaHK921022.22
CountiesViliame RaraseaLK300
CountiesHoskins SotutuN8200
Hawkes BayIsaia Walker-LeawereLK101510
ManawatuRopate RinakamaPR100
NorthlandJone Macilai-ToriWG931533.33
North HarbourIsoa NasilasilaLK1021020
OtagoGeorge BowerPR000
OtagoRupeni TamaniN8400
OtagoVilimoni KoroiFB/WG61516.67
OtagoJona NarekiWG321066.67
TaranakiPita Gus SowakulaN871514.29
TaranakiKini NaholoWG6630100
TaranakiVereniki TikoisolomoneWG61516.67
TaranakiJacob Ratumaitavuki-KneepkensFB600
TaranakiIsaac Ratumaitavuki-KneepkensFB200
TasmanTe Ahiwaru CirikidavetaN8/LK700
TasmanLevi AumuaCE931533.33
TasmanTimoci TavatavanawaiWG91511.11
TasmanSevu ReeceWG321066.67
TasmanNetani BaleisomosomoFL000
WaikatoMosese DawaiWG1021020

Timoci Tavatavanawai

Veveni Lasaqa

Salesi Rayasi

Saimoni Uluinakauvadra

Rupeni Tamani

Amanaki Nicole

Manasa Mataele

Isaac Ratumaitavuki-Kneepkens

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