Jake Mamo

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Jake Mamo
Personal information
Born (1994-06-06) 6 June 1994 (age 21)
Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
Height 177 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 87 kg (13 st 10 lb)
Playing information
Position Fullback, Wing
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2014– Newcastle Knights 16 6 0 0 24
As of 5 September 2015
Source: Rugby League Project

Jake Mamo (born 6 June 1994) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Newcastle Knights in the National Rugby League. He plays at fullback and wing.


Born in Gosford, New South Wales, Mamo is of Maltese descent[1] and played his junior rugby league for the Ourimbah Wyoming Magpies, St Edwards Bears and The Entrance Tigers, before being signed by the Newcastle Knights.

Playing career[edit]

Early career[edit]

At the end of 2012, Mamo won the Brian Carlson Club-Andrew Johns Medal as the Knights' best under-17 player.[2] In 2013 and 2014, he played for the Newcastle Knights' NYC team.[3] At the end of 2013, he won the Knights' NYC Players' Player of the Year award and re-signed with the Knights on a 2-year contract.[2][4]


In Round 7 of the 2014 NRL season, Mamo made his NRL debut for the Knights against the Brisbane Broncos.[5] On 3 May, he played for the New South Wales under-20s team against the Queensland under-20s team[6] and scored three tries, the first hat-trick ever to be scored in an under-20s State of Origin match, as well as winning the Darren Lockyer medal for Man of the Match.[7] On 2 September, he was named at fullback in the 2014 NYC Team of the Year.[8] On 18 October, he played for the Junior Kangaroos against the Junior Kiwis.[9][10]


On 31 January and 1 February, Mamo played for the Knights in the 2015 NRL Auckland Nines.[11] He finished the tournament as equal top try-scorer with 4 tries alongside Solomone Kata, Jack Bird, Justin O'Neill, Bryson Goodwin and Matt King.[12] On 8 May, he re-signed with the Knights on a 2-year contract.[13] On 27 September, he played in the Knights' 2015 New South Wales Cup Grand Final win over the Wyong Roos.[14][15]


  1. ^ "Malta to face Greece and the Czech Republic - timesofmalta.com". timesofmalta.com. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  2. ^ a b "Jake's break: Mamo to debut against Broncos | Newcastle Herald". theherald.com.au. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  3. ^ "M". Nycdatabase.org. Retrieved 2015-06-26. 
  4. ^ "KNIGHTS INSIDER: Matt Gidley - Knights". newcastleknights.com.au. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  5. ^ "LATE MAIL: Knights v Broncos - Knights". newcastleknights.com.au. Retrieved 2014-04-18. 
  6. ^ "NSW U20s ORIGIN SQUAD ANNOUNCED". Rugby League Week. Retrieved 2015-04-10. 
  7. ^ Brad Walter (2014-05-03). "Mitchell Moses stars as NSW win under 20s Origin clash". Watoday.com.au. Retrieved 2015-05-31. 
  8. ^ Steven Russo (2014-09-02). "Holden Cup Team Of The Year Announced". Rugbyleagueweek.com.au. Retrieved 2015-05-31. 
  9. ^ "Junior Kangaroos side to face NZ". NRL.com. Retrieved 2015-03-13. 
  10. ^ "Young Knights aplenty in rep teams - Knights". Newcastleknights.com.au. Retrieved 2015-05-31. 
  11. ^ "2015 Auckland Nines squad lists". NRL.com. Retrieved 2015-09-26. 
  12. ^ "2015 NINES TEAM OF THE TOURNAMENT NAMED". Rugbyleagueweek.com.au. 2015-02-01. Retrieved 2015-05-31. 
  13. ^ "Snowden and Mamo re-sign - Knights". Newcastleknights.com.au. Retrieved 2015-06-26. 
  14. ^ "VB NSW Cup Grand Final Team List". NSWRL. Retrieved 2015-10-15. 
  15. ^ Brett Keeble. "Newcastle Knights extend Clint Newton's career with NSW Cup win over Wyong Roos". Smh.com.au. Retrieved 2015-10-15. 

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