Representative Honours: Queensland U16s, Broncos U20s (2013-2014), Queensland U20s (2015), Australian U20s (2015), Reds (2015-), Queensland Country NRC (2014, 2015)
Duncan was born in New Zealand, but his family moved to Melbourne when he was three years old, before settling in Rockhampton in 2002. Duncan Paia’aua grew up in Rockhampton, where he played Rugby in high school and twice represented the Queensland U16s.
The 19-year-old transitioned to Rugby league following high school and spent two seasons with the Brisbane Broncos U20s side in the National Youth Competition, before signing with the Reds ahead of the 2015 season.
Duncan returns to the Queensland Country squad in 2016 after a number of standout performances for Norths and a handful of appearances for the Reds at the tail end of the season.
NRC Debut: 2014 v Melbourne Rising, Melbourne
NRC Caps: 4
NRC Points: 11
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