Anthony Seuseu

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Anthony Seuseu
Personal information
Born New Zealand
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2001 New Zealand Warriors 1 0 0 0 0
2003 Halifax 12 1 0 0 4
2003 Doncaster
Total 13 1 0 0 4
As of 3 December 2008
Source: RLP

Anthony Seuseu is a former New Zealand rugby league player. His position of choice was as a prop forward. He is the younger brother of Jerry Seuseu.

Playing career[edit]

Early years[edit]

A Counties Manukau Heroes player in the Lion Red Cup, in 1998 Seuseu played for the Mangere East Hawks in the Auckland Rugby League competition.[1]

In New Zealand[edit]

Seuseu then joined the Hibiscus Coast Raiders, playing in New Zealand's Bartercard Cup.[2] He toured Australia with the New Zealand Residents in 2000.[3][4] Like his brother Jerry he eventually made the New Zealand Warriors squad, playing one National Rugby League game in 2001. In 2002 he was again in the squad however he did not play any first grade games.

Move to England[edit]

Seuseu signed for the Halifax in 2003, a club in the English Super League.[5] However, due to work permit problems his arrival was held up and he was rushed into the squad, playing his first game the week he arrived.[6] He played twelve games for Halifax, however his time there was not a happy one. By March he was playing games for the Academy side.[7] He left the club in June[8] and was later named in a Most Embarrassing Team selection.[9]

He joined Doncaster for the remainder of the year, playing in the National Leagues.[10]

Retirement[edit]

Seuseu has since returned to New Zealand. In 2007 he was the trainer for the Auckland Harbour U/18's side.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ New Zealand Rugby League Annual '98, New Zealand Rugby Football League, 1998. p.128
  2. ^ Round 7 Bartercard Cup Teams[permanent dead link] rleague.com
  3. ^ Johns named halfback and captain AAP Sports News (Australia), 10 October 2000
  4. ^ NZ Residents end trip with a flourish The Press, 27 July 2000
  5. ^ 2003 Halifax RLFC BBC, 7 March 2003
  6. ^ Roosters raring to go without warm-up The Independent, 7 February 2003
  7. ^ Cardiss to Return in Academy Opener[permanent dead link] Halifax RLFC, 2 February 2003
  8. ^ Seuseu leaves Halifax AAP, 20 June 2003
  9. ^ Ned and Cov pick their special sides Evening Courier, 27 August 2008
  10. ^ Lowes in the dock after confronting referee The Independent, 24 June 2003
  11. ^ 2007 Coach's / Managers / Trainers Achievements Archived 26 May 2008 on Wayback Machine. Auckland Rugby League