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2016 KIWIS IN PROFILE 

(includes Kiwis v Kangaroos, Coventry, November 5)

 

GERARD BEALE

(Cronulla Sharks)

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), St George Illawarra Dragons (2013-2014)

Kiwi Number: 767

Test Debut: v Australia, Newcastle, 2011

Tests: 9 (2011-2016)

Test Points: 12 (3 tries)

NRL Games: 142 (2009-2016)

NRL Points: 148 (37 tries)

 

ADAM BLAIR

(Brisbane Broncos)

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), Wests Tigers (2012-2014)

Kiwi Number: 732

Test Debut: v Australia, Auckland, 2006

Tests: 38 (2006-2016)

Test Points: 8 (2 tries)

NRL Games: 239 (2006-2016)

NRL Points: 40 (10 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: 21 (2012-2016)

Test Points: 8 (2 tries)

NRL Games: 159 (2010-2016)

NRL Points: 88 (22 tries)

 

LEWIS BROWN

(Manly Sea Eagles)

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), Penrith Panthers (2013-2015)

Kiwi Number: 762

Test Debut: v Australia, Robina, 2011

Tests: 13 (2011-2016)                                      

Test Points: 4 (1 try)

NRL Games: 174 (2009-2016)

NRL Points: 124 (31 tries)

 

GREG EASTWOOD

(Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)

Born: March 10, 1987

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

Position: Prop/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: 26 (2007-2016)

Test Points: 12 (3 tries)

NRL Games: 211 (2005-2016)

NRL Points: 120 (30 tries)

 

JAMES FISHER-HARRIS

(Penrith Panthers)

Born: January 5, 1996

Birthplace: Rawene, NZ

Position: Second Row/Prop/Loose Forward 

Height: 187cm

Weight: 105kg

Junior Club: Marist Brothers (Whangarei)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: Yet to make debut for Kiwis

Kiwi Test Debut: Yet to make debut for Kiwis

Tests: 0

Test Points: 0

NRL Games: 23 (2016)

NRL Points: 20 (5 tries)

 

DAVID FUSITU’A

(Vodafone Warriors)

Born: October 16, 1994

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

Position: Fullback/Wing/Centre 

Height: 189cm

Weight: 97kg

Junior Club: Marist Saints (Auckland)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: Yet to make debut for Kiwis

Kiwi Test Debut: Yet to make debut for Kiwis

Tests: 1 for Tonga (2016)

Test Points: 0 for Kiwis

NRL Games: 33 (2014-2016)

NRL Points: 80 (20 tries)

 

TOHU HARRIS

(Melbourne Storm)

Born: January 7, 1992

Birthplace: Hastings, NZ

Position: Second Row/Prop/Standoff 

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: 14 (2013-2016)

Test Points: 8 (2 tries)

NRL Games: 103 (2013-2016)

NRL Points: 74 (15 tries, 7 goals)

 

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: 18 (2012-2016)

Test Points: 135 (8 tries, 51 goals, field goal)

NRL Games: 125 (2011-2016)

NRL Points: 667 (55 tries, 220 goals, 7 field goals)

 

JORDAN KAHU

(Brisbane Broncos)

Born: January 28, 1991

Birthplace: Lower Hutt, NZ

Position: Centre/Wing/Fullback

Height: 183cm

Weight: 94kg

Junior Club: Petone rugby union (Wellington)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil  

Kiwi Number: 788

Test Debut: v England, Hull, 2015

Tests: 7 (2015-2016)                             

Test Points: 11 (try, 3 goals, field goal)

NRL Games: 55 (2013-2016)

NRL Points: 252 (31 tries, 64 goals)

 

SOLOMONE KATA

(Vodafone Warriors)

Born: December 3, 1994

Birthplace: Neiafu, Tonga

Position: Centre 

Height: 177cm

Weight: 97kg

Junior Club: Howick Hornets (Auckland)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: 797

Kiwi Test Debut: v Australia, Perth, 2016

Tests: 3 for Kiwis (2016), 4 for Tonga (2014-2016)

Test Points: 4 for Kiwis (try)

NRL Games: 45 (2015-2016)

NRL Points: 108 (27 tries)

 

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: 20 (2007-2016)

Test Points: 32 (8 tries)

NRL Games: 215 (2007-2016)

NRL Points: 482 (119 tries, 3 goals)

 

THOMAS LEULUAI

(Vodafone Warriors)

Born: June 22, 1985

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

Position: Hooker/Halfback/Standoff

Height: 176cm

Weight: 86kg

Junior Clubs: Papatoetoe Panthers, 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: 37 (2003-2016)                                      

Test Points: 12 (3 tries)

NRL Games: 85 (2003-2004 & 2013-2016)

NRL Points: 48 (12 tries)

Super League Games: 227 (2005-2012)

Super League Points: 320 (80 tries)

 

ISSAC LUKE

(Vodafone Warriors)

Born: May 29, 1987

Birthplace: Hawera, NZ

Position: Hooker

Height: 174cm

Weight: 89kg

Junior Club: Hawera Hawks (Taranaki)

Other NRL Clubs: South Sydney Rabbitohs (2007-2015)

Kiwi Number: 749

Test Debut: v Australia, Sydney, 2008

Tests: 39 (2008-2016)

Test Points: 62 (4 tries, 23 goals)

NRL Games: 208 (2007-2016)

NRL Points: 478 (39 tries, 161 goals)

 

TE MAIRE MARTIN

(Penrith Panthers)

Born: October 2, 1995

Birthplace: Tokoroa, NZ

Position: Standoff 

Height: 181cm

Weight: 87kg

Junior Club: Turangawaewae (Waikato)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: Yet to make debut

Test Debut: Yet to make debut

Tests: 0

Test Points: 0

NRL Games: 6 (2016)

NRL Points: 9 (2 tries, field goal)

 

MANU MA’U

(Parramatta Eels)

Born: August 24, 1988

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

Position: Second Row

Height: 184cm

Weight: 103kg

Junior Clubs: Richmond Rovers, Marist Saints (Auckland)  

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: 795    

Kiwi Test Debut: v Australia, Newcastle, 2016

Tests: 4 for Kiwis (2016), 2 for Tonga (2014)

Test Points: 0 for Kiwis

NRL Games: 57 (2014-2016)

NRL Points: 32 (8 tries)

 

JASON NIGHTINGALE

(St George Illawarra Dragons)

Born: September 20, 1986

Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

Position: Wing

Height: 183cm

Weight: 91kg

Junior Club: Renown United (New South Wales)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: 747

Test Debut: v Australia, Sydney, 2008

Tests: 31 (2008-2016)

Test Points: 68 (17 tries)

NRL Games: 221 (2007-2016)

NRL Points: 368 (92 tries)

 

KEVIN PROCTOR

(Melbourne Storm)

Born: February 28, 1989

Birthplace: Te Kuiti, NZ

Position: Second Row

Height: 189cm

Weight: 105kg

Junior Club: Tugun Seahawks (Queensland)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: 771

Test Debut: v Australia, Townsville, 2012

Tests: 15 (2012-2016)

Test Points: 8 (2 tries)

NRL Games: 179 (2008-2016)

NRL Points: 112 (28 tries)

 

JORDAN RAPANA

(Canberra Raiders)

Born: August 15, 1989

Birthplace: Wellington, NZ

Position: Wing/Fullback 

Height: 187cm

Weight: 100kg

Junior Club: Tugun Seahawks (Queensland)

Other NRL Clubs: Gold Coast (2008)

Kiwi Number: 798

Kiwi Test Debut: v Australia, Perth, 2016

Tests: 3 for Kiwis (2016), 3 for Cook Islands (2013-2015)

Test Points: 12 for Kiwis (3 tries)

NRL Games: 58 (2008-2016)

NRL Points: 144 (36 tries)

 

JOSEPH TAPINE

(Canberra Raiders)

Born: May 4, 1994

Birthplace: Wellington, NZ

Position: Second Row 

Height: 188cm

Weight: 108kg

Junior Club: Harbour City Eagles (Wellington)

Other NRL Clubs: Newcastle (2014-2015)

Kiwi Number: Yet to make debut

Test Debut: Yet to make debut

Tests: 0

Test Points: 0

NRL Games: 45 (2014-2016)

NRL Points: 20 (5 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: 786

Kiwi Test Debut: v Australia, Brisbane, 2014

Tests: 9 for Kiwis (2014-2016), 3 for Tonga (2013)

Test Points: 0 for Kiwis

NRL Games: 113 (2010-2016)

NRL Points: 92 (23 tries)

 

MARTIN TAUPAU

(Manly Sea Eagles)

Born: February 3, 1990

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

Position: Prop

Height: 190cm

Weight: 112kg

Junior Clubs: Padstow Panthers, Greenacre Tigers (New South Wales)

Other NRL Clubs: Canterbury-Bankstown (2010-2013), Wests Tigers (2014-2015)

Kiwi Number: 785

Kiwi Test Debut: v Australia, Sydney, 2014

Tests: 13 for Kiwis (2014-2016), 1 for Samoa (2013)

Test Points: 0 for Kiwis

NRL Games: 86 (2010-2016)

NRL Points: 44 (11 tries)

 

JARED WAEREA-HARGREAVES

(Sydney Roosters)

Born: January 20, 1989

Birthplace: Rotorua, NZ

Position: Prop

Height: 193cm

Weight: 108kg

Junior Club: North Sydney rugby union (New South Wales)

Other NRL Clubs: Manly (2009)

Kiwi Number: 755

Test Debut: v Tonga, Rotorua, 2009

Tests: 19 Tests (2009-2016)

Test Points: 8 (2 tries)

NRL Games: 149 (2009-2016)

NRL Points: 36 (9 tries)

 

DALLIN WATENE-ZELEZNIAK

(Penrith Panthers)

Born: August 17, 1995

Birthplace: Hamilton, NZ

Position: Wing

Height: 186cm

Weight: 97kg

Junior Clubs: College Old Boys (Hamilton), St Clair Comets (New South Wales)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: 794

Test Debut: v Australia, Newcastle, 2016

Tests: 1 Test for Kiwis (2016)

Test Points: 0

NRL Games: 52 (2014-2016)

NRL Points: 104 (26 tries)

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