Selica Winiata

Selica Winiata (born 14 November 1986) is a New Zealand Rugby union player and referee. She plays for the Black Ferns, the New Zealand women's sevens team and provincially for the Manawatu Cyclones.

Selica Winiata
Selica Winiata posing for photo with fans.jpg
Date of birth (1986-11-14) 14 November 1986 (age 35)
Height1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Weight58 kg (128 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Utility Back
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2022 Hurricanes ()
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
- Manawatu Cyclones - (-)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2008–present New Zealand 27 (145)
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
2008–present New Zealand -

In 2013, she was a member of the champion New Zealand women's sevens team at the Rugby World Cup Sevens.[1] Winiata also played at the 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup.[2] She was included in New Zealand's squad to play at the 2015 Women's Rugby Super Series.[3]

Winiata was named New Zealand Rugby women's player of the year in 2016.[4]

She is a Police officer by profession.[5][6] She was named in the squad for the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup[7][8] and the 2019 Women's Rugby Super Series.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Liam Napier (7 June 2013). "New Zealand Sevens World Cup squads named". Archived from the original on 20 March 2014. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  2. ^ "'TOUGH LITTLE COOKIE' SCORES TOP SPORTS AWARD". policeassn.org.nz. 30 September 2014. Archived from the original on 23 August 2017. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  3. ^ "Black Ferns squad to tour Canada named". ALLBLACKS.COM. 2 June 2015. Archived from the original on 15 July 2015. Retrieved 15 July 2015.
  4. ^ Miri Schroeter, George Heagney (20 January 2017). "Manawatu sports people surprised Selica Winiata did not make the NZ sevens squad". Retrieved 8 June 2017.
  5. ^ Manawatu Standard (23 September 2014). "Winiata receives police sporting accolade". Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  6. ^ All Blacks.COM Via NZPA (22 September 2014). "Constable Selica Winiata the NZ Police Sportsperson of the Year". Archived from the original on 30 April 2015. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  7. ^ "Black Ferns squad for 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup named". All Blacks. Archived from the original on 12 June 2018. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Black Ferns World Cup squad named". Radio New Zealand. 5 July 2017. Archived from the original on 13 August 2017. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  9. ^ "Black Ferns skipper Les Elder returns for Super Series decider against England". Stuff.co.nz. 13 July 2019. Retrieved 17 July 2019.

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