Kane Bentley

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Kane Bentley
Kane Bentley.jpg
Personal information
Nickname Kano
Born (1987-04-17) 17 April 1987 (age 30)
New Zealand
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 84 kg (185 lb)
Playing information
Position Hooker
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2007–10 Catalans Dragons 39 6 0 0 24
2010–11 Pia Donkeys 14 7 0 0 28
2011–13 Lezignan Sangliers 9 4 0 0 16
2013 Dewsbury Rams 13 2 0 0 8
2013–15 Toulouse Olympique 24 6 0 0 24
2015 Boston Thirteens
2016– Toulouse Olympique 17 3 0 0 12
Total 116 28 0 0 112
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2009– France 12 6 0 0 24
As of 30 September 2013

Kane Bentley (born 17 April 1987 in New Zealand) is a rugby league player who currently plays for Toulouse Olympique. Having grown up and played virtually his entire career in France, he is also a France international.

Early years[edit]

Born to a New Zealand/Samoan father and New Zealand Maori mother in Auckland, Bentley moved to France at a young age where his father played for La Réole XIII.

Playing career[edit]

His senior league started at Marseilles then UTC. In 2007, he gained promotion to the Dragons first team squad alongside his brother Andrew and then moved to Toulouse. In 2015 he signed with the Boston 13s in the United States, helping them to the 2015 USARL Championship.[1]

Representative career[edit]

Bentley represented France at junior level for a number of years.

He was named in the France squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup and for the Four Nations tournament.[2] Bentley was also eligible for Scotland but he was snubbed for the European Cup and instead opted to play for France.[3]

He has since been a regular for the senior side, and was named in the squad for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-06-24. Retrieved 2015-06-24. 
  2. ^ "France dominated by Dragons". Sky Sports. 2008-08-07. Retrieved 2008-08-08. 
  3. ^ Mascord, Steve (29 October 2009). "League: Kiwi hooker looking to make mark with France". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 8 October 2011. 

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