Sean Paranihi

Sean Paranihi

A hard-nosed prop with the ability to cover both sides of the scrum. Paranihi returned to Manawatu in 2017 after spending time in the Canterbury system and a year out on loan to Counties Manukau.


  • Position: Tighthead Prop
  • Number of Manawatu Games: 10
  • High School Club: Tu Toa
  • Manawatu Club: Feilding Old Boys Oroua
  • National Honours: New Zealand Under 20's


  • Nationality: New Zealand
  • Date of Birth: 14 November 1990