Marika Koroibete rugby player
Marika Koroibete rugby player

Marika Koroibete

26th Jul 1992 1.80m/93kg Right Wing

A superstar from the NRL, Fijian born Koroibete scored 46 tries in 76 first-grade NRL games for the Melbourne Storm and Wests Tigers.

After signing for the Melbourne Rebels on a two-year deal from NRL in May 2016, Koroibete was named into Michael Cheika's squad for Australia's 2016 Spring Tour before playing a Super Rugby game.

A shock call-up to Michael Cheika’s 2016 Spring Tour squad, Koroibete featured for the Wallaby XV against the French Barbarians in Bordeaux.

Koroibete was called into the Wallabies squad ahead of the 2017 June Internationals against Scotland, Italy and Fiji.

He failed to make his debut and will eye up the opportunity of making his name in the test arena having being named in the Wallabies squad for the 2017 Rugby Championship,

Koroibete starred in 13 of the Rebels 15 Super Rugby matches in 2017 and scored 6 tries.

He also represented the Wallabies 8 times during 2017 and was named in the Wallabies squad to tackle Ireland during the 2018 June Tests.

He finished the 2018 Super Rugby season with 4 tries in 13 appearances and heads into the 2018 Rugby Championship with 11 test caps.

He signed a new deal in September 2018 that will keep him with Rugby Australia and the Rebels through to the end of 2019.

(LS September 12, 2018)

Career

rebels Melbourne Rebels
Right Wing
2016 - present
australia Australia
Right Wing
2017 - present
image Melbourne Rising
Right Wing
2017 - present