Dairi Kovae is a Papua New Guinean former rugby league footballer of the 1980s. He played for the North Sydney Bears in 1988 and the Newcastle Knights in 1989. He played for Papua New Guinea from 1986 to 1989.
His Rugby League career started with his local village team, Porebada DCA. Played in the Port Moresby rugby league competition. Won the comps grand final in 1986 and scouted straight to North Sydney Bears in 1988 and moved to Newcastle to play with the Newcastle Knights in 1989.
- Porebada DCA - 19885-1986
- North Sydney Bears - 1988
- Newcastle Knights - 1989
- Rest of the World Team - 1988
- PNG Kumuls - 1986-1989