Sione Lousi

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Sione Lousi
Sione Lousi.jpg
Personal information
Nickname Lousi, Big Lou[1]
Born (1989-10-08) 8 October 1989 (age 27)
Auckland, New Zealand
Height 191 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 106 kg (16 st 10 lb)
Playing information
Position Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2010–16 New Zealand Warriors 50 3 0 0 12
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2010 Tonga 1 0 0 0 0
Source: [2]

Sione Lousi (born 8 October 1989) is a professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Townsville Blackhawks in the Queensland Cup. He has played in the National Rugby League for the New Zealand Warriors and is the brother of Sam Lousi.

Early years[edit]

Lousi attended St Paul's College, a school known for its rugby league sides. From here he played for the Bay Roskill Vikings and Richmond Bulldogs in the Auckland Rugby League competition and joined the New Zealand Warriors Allied Workforce development squad.

Playing career[edit]

With the creation of the Toyota Cup in 2008 Lousi joined the Warriors under-20 side. In 2009 he played in 17 games for the side and trained with the senior squad in the 2010 pre-season, playing in all three trials. He finished his Toyota Cup career with thirty three appearances and two tries.[3]

Lousi made his first grade debut in Round One of the 2010 season.[4][5]

In 2010 Lousi was selected for the Tongan side, playing one test against Samoa.[6]

He was released by the Warriors at the end of the 2016 season and joined the Townsville Blackhawks in the Queensland Cup.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sione Lousi". Richmond Rovers. Retrieved 11-03-2010.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ Sione Lousi rugbyleagueproject.org
  3. ^ Sione Lousi nzleague.co.nz
  4. ^ "Mannering to miss Warriors' season opener". Stuff.co.nz. 9 March 2010. Retrieved 12 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "NRL Line-ups: Round 1". Fox Sports. 09-03-2010. Retrieved 10-03-2010.  Check date values in: |access-date=, |date= (help)
  6. ^ Football Feast for League Fans this Weekend rleague.com, 23 October 2010
  7. ^ "League: D-Day looming for McFadden". 11 September 2016 – via New Zealand Herald. 
  8. ^ http://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/sport/blackhawks-forward-ready-to-get-to-work/news-story/247c73e95c46c96d02e84cf79ad8216c

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