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Kurt Morath

Kurt Morath
Kurt Morath 2011.jpg
Date of birth (1984-11-13) 13 November 1984 (age 35)
Place of birthTakapuna, New Zealand
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight198 lb (90 kg)
SchoolHamilton Boys' High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-half
Current team Austin Gilgronis
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009-10 Clonakilty RFC ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013−14
2014–15
2015-2016
2017-2018
2018-19
2020
Kubota Spears
Biarritz
San Diego Breakers
Utah Warriors
Doncaster Knights
Austin Gilgronis
0
12
11
6
7
(0)
(9)
(122)
(49)
(39)
Correct as of 2 November 2018
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2006
2006−08
Auckland
Taranaki
0
5
(0)
(49)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2009– Tonga 37 (340)
Correct as of 11 September 2019

Kurt Morath (born 13 November 1984) is a New Zealand-born Tongan rugby union player who plays at fly-half. He currently plays for the Austin Gilgronis in Major League Rugby (MLR).

He previously played for Doncaster Knights in RFU Championship Morath was part of the Tonga squad at the 2011, 2015[1] and 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Early life

Morath was born in North Shore City, New Zealand. As a junior he played rugby league alongside former New Zealand Warriors five eighth Lance Hohaia.[2] In 2005, Morath was selected in the New Zealand Under-21 extended squad alongside other notable New Zealand players such as Andrew Ellis.

Professional career

In early 2016, Morath signed to the San Diego Breakers in the newly formed PRO Rugbycompetition.

At the start of the 2018-19 rugby season, he signed for Doncaster Knights in the English Championship, after playing for the Utah Warriors of Major League Rugby in the 2018 season. He then returned to the MLR to play for the Austin Gilgronis in 2020.

References

  1. ^ "Profile". 2015 Rugby World Cup official website. Archived from the original on 17 November 2015. Retrieved 12 November 2015.
  2. ^ [www.dailytelegraph.com.au]

External links