ANZAC TEST | KIWIS IN PROFILE

 

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: 40 (2006-2016)

Test Points: 8 (2 tries)

NRL Games: 248 (2006-2017)

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: 23 (2012-2016)

Test Points: 8 (2 tries)

NRL Games: 166 (2010-2017)

NRL Points: 88 (22 tries)

 

KENNY BROMWICH

(Melbourne Storm)

Born: September 22, 1991

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

Position: Second Row

Height: 183cm

Weight: 105kg

Junior Club: Manurewa Marlins (Auckland)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: 796

Test Debut: v Australia, Newcastle, 2016

Tests: 1 (2016)

Test Points: 0

NRL Games: 80 (2013-2017)

NRL Points: 40 (10 tries)

 

KIERAN FORAN

(Vodafone Warriors)

Born: July 13, 1990

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

Position: Halfback/Standoff

Height: 180cm

Weight: 89kg

Junior Club: Ellerslie Eagles (Auckland)

Other NRL Clubs: Manly (2009-2015), Parramatta (2016)

Kiwi Number: 757

Test Debut: v England, Huddersfield, 2009

Tests: 20 (2009-2015)

Test Points: 4 (1 try)

NRL Games: 161 (2009-2017)

NRL Points: 152 (36 tries, 4 goals)

 

DAVID FUSITU’A

(Vodafone Warriors)

Born: October 16, 1994

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

Position: Fullback/Wing/Centre 

Height: 189cm

Weight: 99kg

Junior Club: Marist Saints (Auckland)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: 799

Kiwi Test Debut: v Scotland, Workington (2016)

Tests: 2 for Kiwis (2016), 1 for Tonga (2016)

Test Points: 8 for Kiwis (2 tries)

NRL Games: 42 (2014-2017)

NRL Points: 108 (27 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: 20 (2012-2016)

Test Points: 135 (8 tries, 51 goals, 1 field goal)

NRL Games: 134 (2011-2017)

NRL Points: 723 (58 tries, 242 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: 8 (2015-2016)                             

Test Points: 19 (3 tries, 3 goals, 1 field goal)

NRL Games: 63 (2013-2017)

NRL Points: 310 (34 tries, 86 goals)

 

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: 41 (2008-2016)

Test Points: 64 (4 tries, 24 goals)

NRL Games: 217 (2007-2017)

NRL Points: 484 (40 tries, 162 goals)

 

SIMON MANNERING

(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: 41 (2006-2015)                                      

Test Points: 24 (6 tries)

NRL Games: 267 (2005-2017)

NRL Points: 236 (59 tries)

 

KODI NIKORIMA

(Brisbane Broncos)

Born: April 3, 1994

Birthplace: Palmerston North, NZ

Position: Halfback/Standoff/Hooker

Height: 174cm

Weight: 85kg

Junior Club: Aspley Devils (Queensland)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil  

Kiwi Number: 790

Test Debut: v England, Hull, 2015

Tests: 3 (2015)                                      

Test Points: 0

NRL Games: 40 (2015-2017)

NRL Points: 20 (5 tries)

 

RUSSELL PACKER

(St George Illawarra Dragons)

Born: October 9, 1989

Birthplace: Levin, NZ

Position: Prop 

Height: 187cm

Weight: 121kg

Junior Club: Levin Lions (Manawatu)

Other NRL Clubs: Vodafone Warriors (2008-2012)

Kiwi Number: 768

Kiwi Test Debut: v Australia, Newcastle, 2011

Tests: 2 (2011)

Test Points: 0

NRL Games: 140 (2008-2017)

NRL Points: 24 (6 tries)

 

KEVIN PROCTOR

(Gold Coast Titans)

Born: February 28, 1989

Birthplace: Te Kuiti, NZ

Position: Second Row

Height: 189cm

Weight: 105kg

Junior Club: Tugun Seahawks (Queensland)

Other NRL Clubs: Melbourne (2008-2016)

Kiwi Number: 771

Test Debut: v Australia, Townsville, 2012

Tests: 15 (2012-2016)

Test Points: 8 (2 tries)

NRL Games: 186 (2008-2017)

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

Test Points: 12 for Kiwis (3 tries)

NRL Games: 62 (2008-2017)

NRL Points: 176 (44 tries)

 

BRANDON SMITH

(Melbourne Storm)

Born: May 31, 1996

Birthplace: Auckland, NZ

Position: Hooker

Height: 180cm

Weight: 93kg

Junior Club: Waiheke Rams (Auckland)

Kiwi Number: Yet to make debut

Kiwi Test Debut: Yet to make debut

Tests: 0

Test Points: 0

NRL Games: Yet to make debut

NRL Points: 0

 

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

Test Points: 0 for Kiwis

NRL Games: 120 (2010-2017)

NRL Points: 24 (96 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: 15 for Kiwis (2014-2016), 1 for Samoa (2013)

Test Points: 0 for Kiwis

NRL Games: 92 (2010-2017)

NRL Points: 44 (11 tries)

 

ELIJAH TAYLOR

(Wests Tigers)

Born: February 27, 1990

Birthplace: Hawera, NZ

Position: Utility 

Height: 182cm

Weight: 100kg

Junior Club: Otahuhu Leopards (Auckland)

Other NRL Clubs: Vodafone Warriors (2011-2013, Penrith 2014-2016)

Kiwi Number: 770

Kiwi Test Debut: v Wales, London, 2016

Tests: 10 (2011-2013)

Test Points: 4 (1 try)

NRL Games: 128 (2011-2017)

NRL Points: 80 (20 tries)

 

ROGER TUIVASA-SHECK

(Vodafone Warriors)

Born: June 5, 1993

Birthplace: Apia, Samoa

Position: Fullback

Height: 182cm

Weight: 93kg

Junior Club: Otahuhu Leopards (Auckland)

Other NRL Clubs: Nil

Kiwi Number: 779

Test Debut: v Toa Samoa, Warrington, 2013

Tests: 11 (2013-2015)

Test Points: 36 (9 tries)

NRL Games: 99 (2012-2017)

NRL Points: 120 (30 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: 2 (2016)

Test Points: 0

NRL Games: 59 (2014-2017)

NRL Points: 112 (28 tries)

 

DEAN WHARE

(Penrith Panthers)

Born: January 22, 1990

Birthplace: Rotorua, NZ

Position: Centre

Height: 185cm

Weight: 96kg

Junior Club: Arncliffe Scots (New South Wales)

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

Kiwi Number: 776

Test Debut: v Australia, Townsville, 2012  

Tests: 15 (2012-2015)                                      

Test Points: 12 (3 tries)

NRL Games: 98 games (2010-2017)

NRL Points: 140 (35 tries)