Louis Anderson

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Louis Anderson
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Personal information
Full nameLouis Manu Anderson[1]
Born (1985-06-27) 27 June 1985 (age 33)
Dargaville, New Zealand
Playing information
Height185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight101 kg (15 st 13 lb) [2]
PositionSecond-row, Lock, Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2004–07 New Zealand Warriors 67 7 0 0 28
2008–11 Warrington Wolves 104 24 0 0 104
2012–18 Catalans Dragons 143 35 0 0 140
Total 314 66 0 0 272
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2004–07 New Zealand 18 3 0 0 12
2011 Exiles 1 0 0 0 0
Source: [3][4]

Louis Manu Anderson (born 27 June 1985) is a New Zealand rugby league who currently plays for Villegailhenc-Aragon XIII in the Elite Two Championship. A New Zealand former international representative forward, he previously played for the New Zealand Warriors in the National Rugby League competition and for the Catalans Dragons and Warrington Wolves in the Super League.[4]

He is the brother of Vinnie and Fraser Anderson, and is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Anderson played for Warrington in their 2010 Challenge Cup Final victory over the Leeds Rhinos.[5] In 2011, he agreed a 3-year-deal with Catalans Dragons.

Background[edit]

Anderson was born in Dargaville, New Zealand.

Playing career[edit]

His junior clubs were the East Coast Bays Barracudas in Auckland and the Taniwharau Rugby League Club in Huntly.

He made his first grade début for the New Zealand Warriors against the Penrith Panthers at Ericsson Stadium on 28 March 2004.

Anderson represented the New Zealand national side and played for the Junior Kiwis. Anderson was named in the Tonga squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup but withdrew due to injury.[6]

Anderson was selected for the Exiles squad for the Rugby League International Origin Match against England at Headingley on 10 June 2011.[7]

Legacy[edit]

In 2015, he was named in the second-row in Taniwharau's team of their first 70 years.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistics at nzleague.co.nz". nzleague.co.nz. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Catalans Dragons Equipe Saison 2015". Catalans Dragons site officiel. Catalans Dragons S.A.S.P. 2015. Retrieved 25 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Profile at loverugbyleague.com". loverugbyleague.com. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Leeds 6-30 Warrington". BBC. 28 August 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-28.
  6. ^ "Samoa, Tonga and Fiji name squads". BBC. 8 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-09.
  7. ^ "Warrington dominate Exiles picks for Origin fixture". bbc.co.uk. 4 May 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-04.
  8. ^ AARON GOILE (3 February 2015). "Lance Hohaia named Taniwharau rugby league club's best". Stuff.

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