James Gavet (born 19 October 1989) is a New Zealand professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Brisbane Broncos in the National Rugby League. He primarily plays prop and second-row.
Born in Auckland, New Zealand, Gavet played his junior football for rugby union club Ponsonby and the Richmond Bulldogs before being signed by the New Zealand Warriors. Gavet played for the Warriors NYC team in 2009, scoring 2 tries in 18 matches before moving on to the Warriors' NSW Cup reserve-grade team, the Auckland Vulcans, in 2010. In 2011, Gavet was named Prop of the Year in NSW Cup and signed a 2-year contract with the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs after playing them in the 2011 NSW Cup Grand Final.
In Round 23 of the 2012 NRL season, Gavet made his NRL debut for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs against the Brisbane Broncos playing off the interchange bench in the Bulldogs 22-14 win at ANZ Stadium. Gavet played one match for the Bulldogs in the 2012 NRL season. On 12 December 2012, Gavet signed a 1-year contract with the Wests Tigers starting in 2013.
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