Kane Evans

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Kane Evans
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Personal information
Born (1992-01-09) 9 January 1992 (age 23)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height 192 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 110 kg (17 st 5 lb)
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2014– Sydney Roosters 14 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2013–14 Fiji 6 0 0 0 0
Source: [1]

Kane Evans (born 9 January 1992) is a Fijian Australian professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Sydney Roosters of the National Rugby League. Evans primarily plays prop and is a Fiji national representative.

Early years[edit]

Born in Sydney, New South Wales, Evans played his junior football for the Leichhardt Wanderers, Balmain Police Boys and Leichhardt Juniors before being signed by the Sydney Roosters. In 2011 and 2012, Evans played for the Roosters' NYC team.[2] At the end of 2011, Evans was named at prop in the 2011 NYC Team of the Year. In 2012, Evans played for the New South Wales Under 20s team[3] and Junior Kangaroos.[4] In 2013, Evans moved on to the Roosters' New South Wales Cup team, Newtown Jets. At the end of 2013, Evans was named on the interchange bench in the 2013 New South Wales Cup Team of the Year and played for Fiji at the World Cup.[5] Evans played 5 matches.

Playing career[edit]

2014[edit]

In Round 2 of the 2014 NRL season, Evans made his NRL debut for the Sydney Roosters off the interchange bench against the Parramatta Eels in the Roosters 56-4 thrashing win at SFS.[6] On 9 April 2014, Evans extended his contract for a further 3 years, keeping him at the Roosters till the end of the 2017 season.[7] In May 2014 Evans was selected to play for Fiji in the 2014 Pacific Rugby League International against Samoa. Evans played at prop in Fiji’s 32-16 loss at Penrith Stadium.[8] Evans finished the 2014 NRL season having played in 9 matches for the Roosters.

2015[edit]

On 24 January 2015, Evans was named in the Roosters 2015 Auckland Nines squad.[9]

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