Old Glory DC re-signed Renata Roberts-TeNana for the 2021 Major League Rugby season. The 27-year-old wing is 6’2″ and 200lbs. He has also played fullback and flyhalf.
Renata played in all five matches for Old Glory during the COVID-19 shortened 2020 season. He started the first three matches on the left-wing and was a reserve for the final two matches. Following the season, he returned to New Zealand and played with Northland in the Mitre 10 Cup.
Renata is from Ruatoria, New Zealand, and is the son of Karl TeNana, a former New Zealand Rugby Sevens stat. Renata attended Auckland Grammar School from 2009-2013 and a penalty goal in the Development final of the 2012 New Zealand Secondary Schools National Rugby League Tournament gave Auckland Grammar the championship over Papakura. He also played for his local club, Ruatoria City, as well as Northcote Birkenhead Rugby Club during the 2012-2013 season.
Renata is an accomplished rugby sevens player and has played for North Harbour during the New Zealand National Rugby Sevens Tournament. In 2017 he helped Spreranza with the Dubai International Sevens Tournament.
Renata has played with OB Marist and in 2017 played with the Northland Development Team. In 2018 and in 2019 he played for Northland in the Mitre 10 Cup.