Stephen Perofeta

Stephen Perofeta


  • Number: 271
  • Position: First five-eighth
  • Born: 12 March 1997
  • Height: 181 cm
  • Weight: 85 kg
  • Province: Taranaki
  • Blues Debut: 2017 v Reds
  • Blues Caps: 11 (SR 10)

Stephen played first class rugby for Wanganui while at school, scoring more than 100 points in 2015 to be a finalist in the heartland Player of the Year. He graduated to selection for the Heartland XV last year, scoring 58 points in three games.

He moved to Taranaki and was then selected for the the New Zealand Under-20 side where he finished the tournament as the starting first five. Stephen has played at both first five and fullback for Taranaki this year and is still eligible for NZ Under 20s in 2017.