Albert Hopoate

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Albert Hopoate
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Personal information
Born (1985-06-26) 26 June 1985 (age 32)
North Ryde, New South Wales, Australia
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 92 kg (14 st 7 lb)
Playing information
Position Centre
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008 Sydney Roosters
Years Team Pld T G FG P

Albert Hopoate (born 26 June 1985 in North Ryde) is an Australian professional rugby league/union player who is currently contracted to the Penrith Emus in the NSW Shute Shield competition. He is the younger brother of controversial former international player John Hopoate.

Albert attended Eaglevale High School, where he made the Australian Schoolboys Rugby Union Team. He is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.[1]

He was named in the Tonga training squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup.[2] Like his brother John, he is also known by the nickname 'Hoppa'.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Young Hopoate is on a mission". Daily Telegraph. 2007-10-12. Retrieved 2016-08-13. 
  2. ^ "Tug-of-war over Mason". Sky Sports. 2008-08-05. Archived from the original on 16 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-08-06. 

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