Dean Parata

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Dean Parata
Dean Parata.jpg
Personal information
Born (1991-10-04) 4 October 1991 (age 27)
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 85 kg (13 st 5 lb)
Playing information
Position Hooker

Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2018– Barrow Raiders 10 3 0 0 12
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2013–17 Italy 7 0 0 0 0
As of 11 February 2018
Source: [1][2]

Dean Parata (born 4 October 1991) is an Italian international rugby league footballer who plays for the Barrow Raiders in the Betfred Championship. He plays as a hooker.

Early life

Of Italian descent, Parata attended Keebra Park State High School and played his junior rugby league for the Nerang Roosters in the Gold Coast, Queensland. After being signed by the Wests Tigers, he moved to Sydney and attended Holy Cross College, Ryde.

Playing career

Parata played 25 games for the Tigers in the National Youth Competition between 2009 and 2011.[3] At the time of his selection for the 2013 World Cup, Parata was playing for the Parramatta Eels' feeder team, the Wentworthville Magpies in the New South Wales Cup.[4] He later joined the Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles in the same competition, and was selected to represent Italy at the 2017 World Cup qualifying tournament in 2016.[5] Parata was named as a shadow player for Italy at the 2017 World Cup.[6]

He played for the Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles.

References

  1. ^ "Dean Parata". seaeagles.com.au. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Dean Parata". Rugby League Project.
  3. ^ "P". NYC Database.
  4. ^ "Italy name squad for RLWC2013". RLWC2013.com. 24 September 2013.
  5. ^ "Campese, Bergamasco in Italy RL squad". SBS. 22 October 2016. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Rugby League World Cup – Gli azzurri" (in Italian). Federazione Italia Rugby League. 10 October 2017. Retrieved 12 October 2017.

External links

  • 2017 RLWC profile
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