Jake Mamo (born 6 June 1994) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer for the Newcastle Knights of the National Rugby League. He primarily plays fullback, wing and centre.
Background [ edit ]
Gosford, New South Wales, Mamo played his junior football for Ourimbah, St Edwards and the Entrance Tigers before being signed by the Newcastle Knights. As a youngster, Mamo played for the New South Wales Country Under 16s team.
Playing career [ edit ]
In 2013 and 2014, Mamo played for the
Newcastle Knights' NYC team.
At the end of 2012, Mamo won the
Brian Carlson Club- Andrew Johns Medal as the Knights' best under-17 player. [1 ]
At the end of 2013, Mamo won the Knights'
NYC Players' Player of the Year award and re-signed with the Knights on a 2-year contract. [1 ] [2 ]
In Round 7 of the
2014 NRL season, Mamo made his NRL debut for the Knights against the Brisbane Broncos. [3 ]
In 2014, Mamo played for the New South Wales Under 20s team and scored three tries, the first hat-trick ever to be scored in an Under 20s
State of Origin match, as well as winning the Darren Lockyer medal for Man of the Match. [4 ]
On 2 September 2014, Mamo was named at
fullback in the 2014 NYC Team of the Year. [5 ]
On 22 September 2014, Mamo was named in the
Junior Kangaroos train-on squad. [6 ]
Personal life [ edit ]
Mamo is of
Maltese descent. [7 ]
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