Nick Civetta (born November 5, 1989) is an American professional rugby player currently playing for RC Vannes in the Prod2 Rugby. He plays internationally for the United States rugby team. Civetta plays as a second row.
|Date of birth||November 5, 1989|
|Place of birth||Scarsdale, New York, U.S.|
|Height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Weight||118 kg (18 st 8 lb; 260 lb)|
|University||University of Notre Dame |
University of California, Berkeley
|Rugby union career|
Civetta was born in White Plains, New York. Civetta's rugby career began at 18 when he began playing for the University of Notre Dame Rugby Football Club. He was named an All-American his junior and senior year. Civetta graduated with a B.S in Civil Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, and a M.S. in Geotechnical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.
In the summer of 2013, Civetta signed a contract with Rome-based Lazio playing in the National Championship of Excellence competition. After the 2013–2014 season, Civetta signed with Parma based Rugby Viadana.
On 6 May 2016, Civetta signed for England top-flight club Newcastle Falcons in the Aviva Premiership from the 2016-17 season. Civetta made his debut for Newcastle playing 58 minutes in a loss to Ospreys in the European Challenge Cup.
After spending the next season on loan with the Doncaster Knights, that he permanently joined for the 2018-19 season.
After the world cup, Civetta joined RC Vannes on a medical joker contract.
Civetta was selected for the USA 2019 Rugby World Cup squad. He was named a starter in three pool matches against England, France, and Tonga.
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- Civetta Signs with Italian Club,
- Civetta Signs with Viadana,
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- 2012 ARC Team Named,.