|Full name||Emosi Tangitangi-'ae'valu Koloto|
23 January 1965 |
|Height||193 cm (6 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||103 kg (16 st 3 lb)|
|Source: RLP & Scrum.com|
Koloto grew up in Manawatu and attended Palmerston North Boys' High School.
Koloto now lives in Auckland New Zealand.
Emosi Koloto played Right-Second-row, i.e. number 12, in Widnes' 24-18 victory over Salford in the 1990 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1990–91 season at Central Park, Wigan on Saturday 29 September 1990.
Emosi Koloto played Right-Second-row, i.e. number 12, (replaced by Interchange/Substitute Paul Hulme) in Widnes' 6-12 defeat by Wigan in the 1988–89 John Player Special Trophy Final during the 1988–89 season at Burnden Park, Bolton on Saturday 7 January 1989.
In 1991 he made the New Zealand Kiwis, playing in five tests including the three test series against Australia where he started in the second row in all three tests. He agreed to terms with Manly for 1991 but was drafted by North Sydney, and, like Terry Hill but in contrast to Ron Gibbs, his appeal was turned down on 26 April 1991 and Koloto refused to play in Sydney.
Return to New Zealand
After returning to New Zealand Koloto coached the Papatoetoe Rugby club.
- Dane Coles profile Hurricanes.co.nz
- Coffey and Wood The Kiwis: 100 Years of International Rugby League ISBN 1-86971-090-8
- "7th January 1989: Wigan 12 Widnes 6 (John Player Trophy Final)". wigan.rlfans.com. 31 December 2014. Retrieved 1 January 2015.
- Middleton, David; Rugby League 1991-92; p. 15 ISBN 978-0-949853-49-3
- Koloto and Otai - legends from the 1980s Varsity Rugby, 25 March 2007
- Collins, Simon (10 February 2009). "Law centres face cutbacks as financial help dries up". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 29 September 2011.
- Fred Koloto San Jose State Football, Accessed 3 August 2009