Moses Leota

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Moses Leota
Moses Leota.jpg
Personal information
Born (1995-07-20) 20 July 1995 (age 23)
Auckland, New Zealand
Height182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight108 kg (17 st 0 lb)
Playing information
PositionProp
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2016– Penrith Panthers 34 2 0 0 8
As of 26 December 2018
Source: [1]

Moses Leota (born 20 July 1995) is a New Zealand professional rugby league footballer who plays as a prop for the Penrith Panthers in the National Rugby League.

Background[edit]

Born in Auckland, New Zealand, Leota is of Samoan descent[2] and was raised in Penrith, New South Wales, Australia.

He played his junior rugby league for the St Mary's Saints, before being signed by the Penrith Panthers.

Playing career[edit]

Early career[edit]

In 2014 and 2015, Leota played for the Penrith Panthers' NYC team.[3]

2016[edit]

In 2016, Leota graduated to the Panthers' Intrust Super Premiership NSW team.[4] In round 14 of the 2016 NRL season, he made his NRL debut for the Panthers against the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles.[5][6][7] In November, he extended his contract with the Panthers from the end of 2017 until the end of 2019.[8]

2018[edit]

In round 4 of the 2018 NRL season, Leota has scored his first NRL career try against the North Queensland Cowboys 33 - 14 win at 1300SMILES Stadium.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Moses Leota - Career Stats & Summary". Rugby League Project. 2016-06-16. Retrieved 2016-06-21.
  2. ^ "Nesian Power - Missing Profiles... Shaun Kenny-Dowall,..." Facebook. 2016-02-25. Retrieved 2016-06-12.
  3. ^ "L". Nyc Database. Retrieved 2016-06-12.
  4. ^ NRL. "TEAMS | Intrust Super Premiership Rd 1". NSWRL. Retrieved 2016-06-12.
  5. ^ "Updated team lists: Sea Eagles v Panthers". NRL.com. 2016-02-28. Retrieved 2016-06-12.
  6. ^ NRL. "NRL Late Mail: Round 14 - Panthers". Penrithpanthers.com.au. Retrieved 2016-06-12.
  7. ^ "Panthers drop Soward from first grade". NRL.com. Retrieved 2016-06-12.
  8. ^ PenrithPanthers.com.au. "Panthers re-sign Leota". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 2016-11-11.

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