Mose Masoe

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Mose Masoe
MOSE MASOE in April 2012.jpg
Masoe playing for the Newtown Jets in 2012
Personal information
Born (1989-05-17) 17 May 1989 (age 25)
Wellington, New Zealand
Height 195 cm (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 130 kg (20 st 7 lb)
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row, Lock
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2010–2012 Sydney Roosters 46 2 0 0 8
2013 Penrith Panthers 17 2 0 0 8
2014– St. Helens 21 6 0 0 24
Total 84 10 0 0 40
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2013 Samoa 4 0 0 0 0
As of 1 May 2014
Source: RLP

Mose Masoe (born 17 May 1989) is a New Zealand professional rugby league footballer of Samoan descent who plays for the St. Helens RLFC of the Super League. He primarily plays prop, second-row and lock. Masoe is famed for his big hits and injuring players with his might and size.

Playing career[edit]

Born in Wellington, New Zealand to Samoan Parents, Masoe played his junior football for the Randwick Kingfishers in the Wellington Rugby League competition and the Wellington Orcas in the Bartercard Cup[1] before being signed by the Sydney Roosters. He played for Roosters' NYC team in 2008 and 2009, scoring 2 tries in 17 games[2] before moving on to the Roosters' NSW Cup reserve-grade team, the Newtown Jets.

In Round 12 of 2010 NRL season he made his NRL debut for the Sydney Roosters against the Gold Coast Titans.

Masoe was part of the Newtown Jets team that won the 2012 NSW State Cup competition.

On 7 December 2012, Masoe signed a 2-year contract with the Penrith Panthers starting in 2013.[3]

On 26 June 2013, Masoe signed a 2-year contract with English Super League team St. Helens RLFC starting in 2014 after being released from the final year of his Panthers contract. He will also be joining with current Penrith Panthers team member Luke Walsh who has also signed a 2-year contract with the Saints.[4][5]

Representative career[edit]

Masoe has played for the Junior Kiwis.

During the 2010 and 2013 season Masoe was selected in the Samoan and New Zealand train on squads. Due to Masoe's exceptional performance in the 2013 season Mose Masoe was selected in the Samoan squad. [6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnstone, Duncan (9 April 2011). "Matulino, Masoe great mates off the field". The Press. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Grandstand Forums". rleague.com. 
  3. ^ "Mose Masoe to join the Panthers". Penrith Panthers. 7 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "View News Article | Welcome to the Official Website of St Helens RFC". Saintsrlfc.com. 25 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "Mose Masoe released from final year of his contract". Penrith Panthers. 26 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "Samoa Online". Wsamoa.ws. 15 June 2007. 
  7. ^ "NRL finalists bulk out Kiwis squad". Stuff.co.nz. NZPA. 6 September 2010. Retrieved 26 October 2011. 

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