Maika Felise

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Maika Felise
Playing information
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1994–2000 Western Samoa
Source: RLP

Maika Felise is a Samoan rugby league player who represented his country in the 2000 World Cup.

Playing career[edit]

Felise played for Wainuiomata Lions in the Wellington Rugby League competition, representing the Lions at the 1993 Rugby League World Sevens.

In 1994 he won the Colin O'Neil Trophy as the best and fairest player in the competition.[1]

In 2000 Felise played for Beacon Hill Bears in the Manly Warringhah A grade competition.[2]

In 2004 he was named in the Manly A Grade representative team that played a touring British Amateur Rugby League Association side.[3]

Representative career[edit]

Felise made his debut for Western Samoa when he was called up to the Samoan squad during their 1994 tour of New Zealand as injury cover.[4]

He was named in the Samoa squad for the 2000 Rugby League World Cup but did not play a game.[2]

Later years[edit]

Felise represented Samoa in surfing at the 2007 South Pacific Games.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lion Red Rugby League Annual 1994, New Zealand Rugby Football League, 1994. p.p.187-193
  2. ^ a b "Rugby League". The New Zealand Herald. 5 September 2000. Retrieved 19 October 2011. 
  3. ^ Manly Warringah Win Tight Encounter With Visiting British Amateur Rugby League Side Manly Referees Association, 22 June 2004
  4. ^ Lion Red Rugby League Annual 1994, New Zealand Rugby Football League, 1994. p.50
  5. ^ Samoa's Maika Felise Advances to Semi Final 2007 South Pacific Games