|Paulo training with Samoa|
2 January 1988 |
Auckland, New Zealand
|Height||188 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||106 kg (16 st 10 lb)|
|Position||Lock, Five-eighth, Second-row, Hooker|
|2015||NRL All Stars||1||0||0||0||0|
Joseph Paulo (born 2 January 1988) is a New Zealand rugby league player for the Parramatta Eels in the National Rugby League (NRL). Paulo's position of choice is as a second-row, and he can also lock the scrum and play five-eighth. He has played internationally for both Samoa and the United States.
Paulo was born in Auckland and attended Patrician Brothers' College Blacktown. He is of American Samoan and Niuean descent, and so is eligible for both Samoa and the USA at international level. He is also an Australian Schoolboys international.
He captained the US in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup.
- "Australian Schoolboys". Australian Secondary Schools Rugby League. 2007-10-10. Retrieved 2008-04-23.
- "Samoa, Tonga and Fiji name squads". BBC. 2008-10-08. Retrieved 2008-10-09.
- "Samoa name World Cup Squad". League Unlimited. 2008-08-05. Retrieved 2008-08-06.
- Poching names strong Samoan squad therhinos.co.uk, 6 October 2009