Kevin Nepia

Kevin Nepia


  • Number: 17
  • Position: Prop
  • Born: 27/12/67
  • Height: 191
  • Weight: 117
  • Province: Auckland
  • Blues Debut: 1996 v Wellington
  • Blues Caps: 7

Kevin Nepia was a familiar face around Auckland playing prop for the NPC side for 41 games between 1992 and 1996. He helped the Blues earn their first Super Rugby title in its inaugural year before moving south to join Canterbury and the Crusaders in the twilight years of his career. While in the south, Nepia earned the respect and admiration of Canterbury fans by playing through major injury