Hoani Matenga2017 Squad
Birth date: 13/04/1987
Nickname: Hoppa/Old Dad
Club: Wellington Axemen
Primary School: Cathedral Grammar
High School: Christchurch Boys’ High School
Provincial debut: v Canterbury, 2008 (For Otago).
Most memorable rugby moment: Winning the New Zealand Top 8 tournament with Christchurch Boys’ High School in 2004.
Earliest rugby memory: Having oranges at halftime playing for the under 8s at Christchurch Rugby Club.