Dunamis Lui

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Dunamis Lui
Lui playing for the Broncos in 2009.
Personal information
Nickname Nami[1]
Born (1990-02-16) 16 February 1990 (age 27)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 106 kg (16 st 10 lb)
Playing information
Position Lock, Prop, Second-row
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2010–13 Brisbane Broncos 32 1 0 0 4
2014–15 Manly Sea Eagles 38 1 0 0 4
2016 St. George Illawarra 10 0 0 0 0
2017– Canberra Raiders 5 0 0 0 0
Total 85 2 0 0 8
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2014–15 Samoa 4 0 0 0 0
Source: [2]

Dunamis Lui (born 16 February 1990) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Canberra Raiders in the National Rugby League. A Samoan international representative, he plays at lock, prop and second-row and previously played for the Brisbane Broncos, Manly Warringah Sea Eagles and St. George Illawarra Dragons.


Born in Brisbane, Queensland, Lui is of Samoan descent. Lui played his junior football for the Aspley Devils and Brisbane Brothers before being signed by the Brisbane Broncos. Lui played for the Broncos NYC team from 2008 to 2010.[3] Lui has played for the Queensland Schoolboys team. Lui has played for the AIS team.

Playing career[edit]


In Round 5 of the 2010 NRL season, Lui made his NRL debut for the Brisbane Broncos against the St. George Illawarra Dragons off the interchange bench in the Broncos 34-16 loss at WIN Stadium.[4][5] In Round 6 against the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks, Lui scored his first NRL career try in the Broncos 44-16 win at Suncorp Stadium.[6] Lui finished his debut year in the NRL with him playing in 4 matches and scoring a try for the Brisbane Broncos.


On 12 May 2011, Lui re-signed with the Broncos on a 2-year contract to the end of the 2013 season.[7] Lui finished the 2011 NRL season with him playing in 6 matches for the Broncos.


Lui finished the 2012 NRL season with him played in 9 matches for the Broncos.


On 28 August 2013, Lui signed a 1-year contract with the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles starting in 2014.[8][9] Lui played in 13 matches in his last year for the Brisbane Broncos in the 2013 NRL season.


In Round 1 of the 2014 NRL season, Lui made his club debut for the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles against the Melbourne Storm off interchange the bench in the Sea Eagles 23-22 loss at Brookvale Oval.[10] In May 2014, Lui played for Samoa in the 2014 Pacific Rugby League International against Fiji off the interchange bench in Samoa's 32-16 win at Penrith Stadium.[11] In Round 17 against the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, Lui scored his first club try for the Sea Eagles in the 23-16 loss at ANZ Stadium, Lui scoring his first try since Round 6 of the 2010 NRL season for the Brisbane Broncos.[12] Lui finished off his first year with the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles with him playing in 21 matches and scoring a try in the 2014 NRL season. On 7 October 2014, Lui was selected in Samoa 24-man squad for the 2014 Rugby League Four Nations.[13] Lui played in 2 matches in the tournament.


On 23 January, Lui was named in the Sea Eagles' 2015 Auckland Nines squad.[14] On 2 May, Lui played for Samoa in the 2015 Polynesian Cup battle against Tonga, playing off the interchange bench in Samoa's 18-16 win at Cbus Super Stadium.[15] On 16 September, Lui signed a 2-year contract with the St. George Illawarra Dragons starting in 2016.[16][17] Lui finished his last year with the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles with him playing in 17 matches in the 2015 NRL season.


In February, Lui played for the Dragons in the 2016 NRL Auckland Nines.[18] In Round 1 of the 2016 NRL season, Lui made his club debut for the St George Illawarra Dragons against the Melbourne Storm, playing off the interchange bench in the Dragons 18-16 loss at AAMI Park.[19]

On 9 November 2016, Lui signed a 2-year deal with the Canberra Raiders commencing in 2017 and will see him there until 2019.


  1. ^ "Dunamis Lui (@Nami_Lui)". Twitter. Retrieved 2015-09-21. 
  2. ^ "Dunamis Lui - Career Stats & Summary". Rugby League Project. Retrieved 2015-09-21. 
  3. ^ [1] Archived 6 September 2013 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Broncos Name Dunamis Lui in NRL Squad for Dragons Clash". Couriermail.com.au. Retrieved 2015-09-21. 
  5. ^ "Dragons v Broncos at Win Stadium". Couriermail.com.au. Retrieved 2015-09-21. 
  6. ^ Wayne Heming (2010-04-18). "Broncos punish gummy Sharks". Smh.com.au. Retrieved 2015-09-21. 
  7. ^ "Broncos sign two more young NRL hopefuls". Wwos.ninemsn.com.au. Retrieved 2015-09-21. 
  8. ^ "Dunamis Lui Poised to Leave Broncos". Dailytelegraph.com.au. Retrieved 2015-09-21. 
  9. ^ [2] Archived 19 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine.
  10. ^ "Anthony Watmough Has Declared His Side's Performance as Not up to NRL Standard". Foxsports.com.au. Retrieved 2015-09-21. 
  11. ^ "Gutsy Samoa Secures Place in Four Nations Tournament". Dailytelegraph.com.au. Retrieved 2015-09-21. 
  12. ^ Andrew Sonter (2014-07-04). "Live: Bulldogs v Sea Eagles". Smh.com.au. Retrieved 2015-09-21. 
  13. ^ "Toa Samoa name Four Nations squad". NRL.com. Retrieved 2015-09-21. 
  14. ^ "SEA EAGLES UNVEIL 2015 NINES SQUAD". Rugby League Week. 2015-01-23. Retrieved 2015-09-21. 
  15. ^ "Video". Foxsports.com.au. Retrieved 2015-09-21. 
  16. ^ "Dragons sign Sea Eagles forward". NRL.com. 2015-09-16. Retrieved 2015-09-21. 
  17. ^ "Dragons sign Dunamis Lui | NRL". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 2015-09-21. 
  18. ^ "Dragons name 2016 Nines squad". Rugby League Week. 2016-01-29. Retrieved 2016-02-04. 
  19. ^ http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/sport/nrl/teams/storm/melbourne-storm-defeat-the-dragons-1816-at-aami-park/news-story/3f45ed468af51012df6c60a6182d7d86

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