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Karena Wihongi

29th Sep 1979 1.86m/130kg Loosehead Prop

A well-travelled New Zealand front-rower, Karena Wihongi ventured into European rugby in 2005 joining French side Oyonnax.

Spent three seasons at the club before he made the switch to Bourgoin where he spent three years before he departed for England where he joined Sale Sharks.

He was in Manchester for just one season before he went back to France joining Castres where he served the side between 2011 and 2016.

Season stints at Lyon and Carcassonne followed before he rejoined Castres ahead of the 2019/20 season.

Career

Castres Olympique Castres Olympique
Loosehead Prop
2011 - present
IMWp0UD3_400x400 US Oyonnax
Loosehead Prop
2005 - 2007
bourgoin_300 Bourgoin
Loosehead Prop
2007 - 2010
-20140303123652-4807 Carcassonne
Loosehead Prop
2007 - 2010
sale-sharks Sale Sharks
Loosehead Prop
2010 - 2011
logo_lou_2009 Lyon
Loosehead Prop
2016 - 2017