Rivez W. M. Reihana, born on May 25, 2000, is a talented rugby union player from New Zealand. He currently plays for the Chiefs in Super Rugby and Northland in the Bunnings NPC, specializing in the fly-half position. Reihana was named in the Chiefs squad for the 2021 Super Rugby Aotearoa season, marking an important milestone in his career.
Reihana's rugby journey started at St Kentigern College, where he emerged as a standout player for the school's 1st XV. In 2017, he played a pivotal role in their Auckland title victory. Notably, Reihana made his 1st XV debut as a year 9 student and continued to excel in the role throughout his five years at the school, showcasing his consistency and talent.
His performances caught the attention of selectors, and he had the privilege of representing the New Zealand Schools side in both 2017 and 2018. The following year, at just 19 years old, Reihana earned a spot in the New Zealand U20 team, displaying his potential on the international stage.
In the same year, Reihana made his debut for Waikato in the Mitre 10 Cup, featuring in their opening clash against Canterbury. This marked his first taste of senior provincial rugby, further solidifying his presence in New Zealand rugby.
In 2021, Reihana made his debut for the Gallagher Chiefs in a match against the Blues at Eden Park, adding another significant milestone to his career. Additionally, he made the decision to return home and represent Northland in the 2021 NPC season, contributing his skills and expertise to his home province.
Reihana's journey is marked by consistent achievements and a promising future. With his skill set as a fly-half and his notable performances at various levels of the game, he continues to make strides in New Zealand rugby and is poised to make further contributions to his teams in the coming seasons.
|2021 - present|
|2021 - present|
|2023 - present|
|New Zealand U20's
|2019 - 2019|
|2019 - 2020|