Michael Sio

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Michael Sio
Personal information
Born (1993-05-16) 16 May 1993 (age 21)
Auckland, New Zealand
Height 179 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 94 kg (14 st 11 lb)
Playing information
Position Second-row, Hooker, Lock
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2013–2014 Samoa 5 0 0 0 0
As of 8 November 2014
Source: [1]

Michael Sio is a Samoan rugby league player who represented his country in the 2013 World Cup and 2014 Four Nations.

Early years[edit]

Sio attended St. Paul's College, where he was a prefect.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Sio played junior league for the Marist Saints before he was signed by the New Zealand Warriors. He played for the Junior Warriors in the Holden Cup, captaining the side in 2013. At the end of the 2013 season he was awarded the Sonny Fai Medal as the Junior Warriors' player of the year.[3]

He played for the New Zealand Residents in 2011.[4] Sio was called up to the Samoan squad for the 2013 World Cup to replace Masada Iosefa.[5]

In May 2014, Michael played for Samoa in the 2014 Pacific Rugby League International. On 7 October 2014, Sio was selected in the Samoan side for the 2014 Four Nations series.

Sio joined the Mackay Cutters in the Queensland Cup for the 2015 season.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michael Sio rugbyleagueproject.org
  2. ^ League player balances books and ball stuff.co.nz, 1 April 2011
  3. ^ Vodafone Player of the Year: Michael Sio warriors.co.nz, 19 September 2013
  4. ^ Michael Sio warriors.co.nz
  5. ^ Sio called into Samoa squad to replace injured Iosefa rleague.com,25 October 2013
  6. ^ Former Warriors duo join Cutters rugbyleagueweek.com.au, 27 November 2014