Haka during the ANZAC Test between Australia and New Zealand at Allianz Stadium, Sydney, Australia on Friday 2 May 2014. Photo: Mark Metcalfe/www.photosport.co.nz

FOUR NATIONS | Meet the Kiwis

FOUR NATIONS - KIWIS IN PROFILE

 

GERARD BEALE

(St George Illawarra Dragons)

Born: July 18, 1990

Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia

Position: Fullback/Centre/Wing

Height: 182cm

Weight: 95kg

Junior Club: Logan Brothers (Queensland)

Other NRL Clubs: Brisbane Broncos (2009-2012)

Kiwi Number: 767

Test Debut: v Australia, Newcastle, 2011

Tests: 6 (2011-2014)

Test Points: 12 (3 tries)

NRL Games: 92 (2009-2014)

NRL Points: 120 (40 tries)

 

ADAM BLAIR

(Wests Tigers)

Born: March 20, 1986

Birthplace: Whangarei, NZ

Position: Prop/Second Row/Loose Forward

Height: 188cm

Weight: 108kg

Junior Club: Northland Carvers (Northland)

Other NRL Clubs: Melbourne Storm (2006-2011)

Kiwi Number: 732

Test Debut: v Australia, Auckland, 2006

Tests: 27 (2006-2014)

Test Points: 8 (2 tries)

NRL Games: 192 (2006-2014)

NRL Points: 36 (9 tries)

 

JESSE BROMWICH

(Melbourne Storm)

Born: May 3, 1989

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

Position: Prop

Height: 194cm

Weight: 114kg

Junior Club: Manurewa Marlins (Auckland)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: 775

Test Debut: v Australia, Auckland, 2012

Tests: 9 (2012-2014)

Test Points: 8 (2 tries)

NRL Games: 106 (2010-2014)

NRL Points: 56 (14 tries)

 

LEWIS BROWN

(Penrith Panthers)

Born: October 3, 1986

Birthplace: Christchurch, NZ

Position: Second Row/Centre

Height: 179cm

Weight: 98kg

Junior Club: Riccarton Knights (Christchurch)

Other NRL Clubs: Vodafone Warriors (2009-2012)

Kiwi Number: 762

Test Debut: v Australia, Robina, 2011

Tests: 5 (2011)                                      

Test Points: 0

NRL Games: 129 (2009-2014)

NRL Points: 100 (25 tries)

 

GREG EASTWOOD

(Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)

Born: March 10, 1987

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

Position: Prop/Second Row/Loose Forward

Height: 184cm

Weight: 112kg

Junior Club: Manurewa Marlins (Auckland)

Other Clubs: Brisbane Broncos (2005-2008), Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs (2009), Leeds Rhinos (2010)

Kiwi Number: 737

Test Debut: v Australia, Brisbane, 2007

Tests: 20 (2007-2014)

Test Points: 12 (3 tries)

NRL Games: 169 (2005-2014)

NRL Points: 104 (26 tries)

Super League Games: 21 (2010)

Super League Points: 8 (2 tries)

 

SOSAIA FEKI

(Cronulla Sharks)

Born: September 5, 1991 

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

Position: Wing/Centre 

Height: 185cm

Weight: 97kg

Junior Club: Bay Roskill Vikings (Auckland)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: Yet to make debut

Test Debut: Yet to make debut

Tests: Nil

Test Points: Nil)

NRL Games: 39 (2013-2014)

NRL Points: 64 (17 tries)

 

KIERAN FORAN

(Manly Sea Eagles)

Born: July 13, 1990

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

Position: Halfback/Standoff

Height: 180cm

Weight: 89kg

Junior Club: Ellerslie Eagles (Auckland)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: 757

Test Debut: v England, Huddersfield, 2009

Tests: 15 (2009-2013)

Test Points: 0

NRL Games: 128 (2009-2014)

NRL Points: 120 (30 tries)

 

TOHU HARRIS

(Melbourne Storm)

Born: January 7, 1992

Birthplace: Hastings, NZ

Position: Second Row/Prop 

Height: 195cm

Weight: 112kg

Junior Club: Tamatea rugby union (Hawke’s Bay)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: 778

Test Debut: v Australia, Canberra, 2013

Tests: 2 (2013-2014)

Test Points: 4 (1 try)

NRL Games: 50 (2013-2014)

NRL Points: 12 (2 tries, 2 goals)

 

SILIVA HAVILI

(Vodafone Warriors)

Born: February 18, 1993

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

Position: Hooker 

Height: 175cm

Weight: 99kg

Junior Clubs: Otara Scorpions, Manurewa Marlins (Auckland)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: 784

Test Debut: v Australia, Sydney, 2014

Tests: 1 (2014)

Test Points: 0

NRL Games: 6 (2014)

NRL Points: 0

 

PETA HIKU

(Manly Sea Eagles)

Born: December 4, 1992

Birthplace: Gisborne, NZ

Position: Fullback/Wing 

Height: 181cm

Weight: 94kg

Junior Club: Manurewa Marlins (Auckland)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: 781

Test Debut: v Australia, Sydney, 2014

Tests: 1 (2014)

Test Points: 0

NRL Games: 38 (2013-2014)

NRL Points: 80 (20 tries)

 

SHAUN JOHNSON

(Vodafone Warriors)

Born: September 9, 1990

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

Position: Halfback 

Height: 179cm

Weight: 89kg

Junior Club: Hibiscus Coast Raiders (Auckland)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: 774

Test Debut: v Australia, Auckland, 2012

Tests: 9 (2012-2014)

Test Points: 86 (4 tries, 35 goals)

NRL Games: 83 (2011-2014)

NRL Points: 412 (37 tries, 130 goals, 4 field goals)

 

SHAUN KENNY-DOWALL

(Sydney Roosters)

Born: January 23, 1988

Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia

Position: Centre/Wing 

Height: 194cm

Weight: 102kg

Junior Club: East Coast Barracudas (Auckland)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: 746

Test Debut: v France, Paris, 2007

Tests: 9 (2007-2013)

Test Points: 24 (6 tries)

NRL Games: 176 (2007-2014)

NRL Points: 386 (95 tries, 3 goals)

 

THOMAS LEULUAI

(Vodafone Warriors)

Born: June 22, 1985

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

Position: Hooker/Halfback

Height: 176cm

Weight: 86kg

Junior Club: Otahuhu Leopards (Auckland)

Other Clubs: Vodafone Warriors (2003-2004), London Broncos (2005), Harlequins (2006), Wigan Warriors (2007-2012)

Kiwi Number: 704

Test Debut: v Australia, Albany, 2003

Tests: 31 (2003-2013)                                      

Test Points: 12 (3 tries)

NRL Games: 57 (2003-2004 & 2013-2014)

NRL Points: 32 (8 tries)

Super League Games: 227 (2005-2012)

Super League Points: 320 (80 tries)

 

ISSAC LUKE

(South Sydney Rabbitohs)

Born: May 29, 1987

Birthplace: Hawera, NZ

Position: Hooker

Height: 174cm

Weight: 89kg

Junior Club: Hawera Hawks (Taranaki)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: 749

Test Debut: v Australia, Sydney, 2008

Tests: 29 (2008-2013)

Test Points: 50 (4 tries, 17 goals)

NRL Games: 168 (2007-2014)

NRL Points: 360 (33 tries, 114 goals)

 

SIMON MANNERING – Captain

(Vodafone Warriors)

Born: August 28, 1986

Birthplace: Napier, NZ

Position: Second Row

Height: 191cm

Weight: 105kg

Junior Clubs: Te Aroha Eels, University Hunters, Wellington Orcas (Wellington)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: 731

Test Debut: v Australia, Auckland, 2006

Tests: 36 (2006-2014)                                      

Test Points: 24 (6 tries)

NRL Games: 212 (2005-2014)

NRL Points: 208 (52 tries)

 

SUAIA MATAGI

(Vodafone Warriors)

Born: March 23, 1988

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

Position: Prop 

Height: 183cm

Weight: 105kg

Junior Clubs: Te Atatu Roosters, Mount Albert Lions (Auckland)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: Yet to make debut

Kiwi Test Debut: Yet make debut

Tests: 3 Tests for Toa Samoa (2013-2014)

Test Points: 12 (3 tries)

NRL Games: 33 (2013-2014)

NRL Points: 4 (1 try)

 

JASON NIGHTINGALE

(St George Illawarra Dragons)

Born: September 20, 1986

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Position: Wing

Height: 183cm

Weight: 91kg

Junior Club: Renown United (Sydney)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: 747

Test Debut: v Australia, Sydney, 2008

Tests: 20 (2008-2014)

Test Points: 44 (11 tries)

NRL Games: 179 (2007-2014)

NRL Points: 324 (81 tries)

 

KEVIN PROCTOR

(Melbourne Storm)

Born: February 28, 1989

Birthplace: Te Kuiti, NZ

Position: Second Row

Height: 189cm

Weight: 105kg

Junior Club: Tugun Seahawks (Gold Coast)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: 771

Test Debut: v Australia, Townsville, 2012

Tests: 3 (2012-2014)

Test Points: 0

NRL Games: 129 (2008-2014)

NRL Points: 76 (19 tries)

 

JASON TAUMALOLO

(North Queensland Cowboys)

Born: May 30, 1993

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

Position: Second Row

Height: 191cm

Weight: 112kg

Junior Clubs: Otahuhu Leopards (Auckland), Papakura Sea Eagles (Auckland), Kirwan Bears (Townsville), Townsville Brothers (Townsville)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: Yet to make debut

Kiwi Test Debut: Yet to make debut

Tests: 3 Tests for Mate Ma’a Tonga (2013)

Test Points: 4 (1 try)

NRL Games: 60 (2010-2014)

NRL Points: 60 (15 tries)

 

MARTIN TAUPAU

(Wests Tigers)

Born: February 3, 1990

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

Position: Prop

Height: 190cm

Weight: 112kg

Junior Clubs: Padstow Panthers, Greenacre Tigers (Sydney)

Other NRL Clubs: Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs (2010-2013)

Kiwi Number: 785

Kiwi Test Debut: v Australia, Sydney, 2014

Tests: 1 Test for Kiwis (2014), 1 Test for Toa Samoa (2013)

Test Points: 0

NRL Games: 45 (2010-2014)

NRL Points: 16 (4 tries)

 

BODENE THOMPSON

(Wests Tigers)

Born: August 1, 1988

Birthplace: Tauranga, NZ

Position: Second Rower, Loose Forward, Centre

Height: 185cm

Weight: 103kg

Junior Club: Tauranga City Sharks (Bay of Plenty)

Other Clubs: Gold Coast (2009-2012)

Kiwi Number: Yet to make debut

Test Debut: Yet to make debut

Tests: 0

Test Points: 0

NRL Games: 85 (2009-2014)

NRL Points: 64 (16 tries)

 

MANU VATUVEI

(Vodafone Warriors)

Born: March 4, 1986

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

Position: Wing

Height: 189cm

Weight: 107kg

Junior Club: Otara Scorpions (Auckland)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: 720

Test Debut: v Australia, Sydney, 2005

Tests: 24 (2005-2013)

Test Points: 68 (17 tries)

NRL Games: 194 (2004-2014)

NRL Points: 540 (135 tries)

 

DALLIN WATENE-ZELEZNIAK

(Penrith Panthers)

Born: August 17, 1995

Birthplace: Hamilton, NZ

Position: Wing, Fullback

Height: 186cm

Weight: 94kg

Junior Club: St Clair Comets (Sydney)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: Yet to make debut

Test Debut: Yet to make debut

Tests: 0

Test Points: 0

NRL Games: 10 (2014)

NRL Points: 28 (7 tries)

 

DEAN WHARE

(Penrith Panthers)

Born: January 22, 1990

Birthplace: Rotorua, NZ

Position: Centre

Height: 185cm

Weight: 96kg

Junior Club: Arncliffe Scots (Sydney)

Other NRL Clubs: Manly Sea Eagles (2010-2012)

Kiwi Number: 776

Test Debut: v Australia, Townsville, 2012

Tests: 8 (2012-2014)

Test Points: 8 (2 tries)

NRL Games: 75 (2010-2014)

NRL Points: 104 (26 tries)