Se'e Solomona

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Se'e Solomona
Personal information
Full name Maseese David Solomona
Nickname Tiny
Born (1965-03-09) 9 March 1965 (age 49)
New Zealand
Playing information
Height 193 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 123kg
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
19?? Richmond Bulldogs
19?? Glenora Bears
1986–1989 Sheffield
1991–1992 Widnes
1992–1994 Oldham 44 6 24
1995 Warriors 9 0 0 0 0
1996 North Queensland 4 0 0 0 0
Total 57 6 0 0 24
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1988–1993 Auckland 21
1993 New Zealand 4 0 0 0 0
1990–1995 Western Samoa 2 0 0 0 0
Source: [1]

Maseese (Se'e) David Solomona[1] (born 9 March 1965 in New Zealand) is a former rugby league player who represented both New Zealand and Western Samoa.

Playing career[edit]

Solomona started his career with the Richmond Bulldogs and the Glenora Bears, playing 21 games for Auckland between 1988 and 1993.[2] Solomona spent 1989 with the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs as part of the New Zealand Rugby League's "Rookie Scheme".[3]

Solomona played the majority of his career in England. He played for Oldham from 1992 to 1994.[4] before returning home to play for the Auckland Warriors in their debut season in the Australian Rugby League competition. He spent 1996 with the North Queensland Cowboys and still resides in Australia.[5]

Representative career[edit]

Solomona represented the Kiwi Colts in 1991.

His four tests for the New Zealand Kiwis came in 1993. He also represented Western Samoa at the 1990 Pacific Cup and in the 1995 World Cup.

Personal life[edit]

His son, Wallace, also plays rugby league for the North Queensland club and has represented both the Qld under 19's in 2003 and the Qld Country side in 2007.[6]

He is the uncle of Malo Solomona.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ SOLOMONA, MASEESE DONALD 1993 - KIWI #637 nzleague.co.nz
  2. ^ Richard Becht. A New Breed Rising: The Warriors Winfield Cup Challenge. Auckland, HarperCollins, 1994. ISBN 1-86950-154-3. p.183
  3. ^ Lion Red 1989 Rugby League Annual New Zealand Rugby League, p.10
  4. ^ "OLDHAM RLFC INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATION". Hall of Fame. Oldham Rugby League Heritage Trust. Retrieved 19 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Warriors set to turn back time". One Sport. 17 June 2005. Retrieved 7 November 2011. 
  6. ^ City Country Player Profiles QRL
  7. ^ "Israel no promised land for the Warriors". Stuff.co.nz. 25 July 2008. Retrieved 7 November 2011. 

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