|Full name||Viliami Makamile Manu|
20 March 1980 |
Sydney, New South Wales
|Height||179 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||109 kg (17 st 2 lb)|
|As of 24 January 2015
Willie Manu (born 20 March 1980) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer. A Tonga national representative second-row forward, he previously played in the National Rugby League for Australian clubs the Wests Tigers, South Sydney Rabbitohs, St. George Illawarra Dragons and the Sydney Roosters. Manu moved to England and played for Super League clubs Castleford Tigers then Hull FC before joining St Helens RLFC, with whom he won the 2014 Super League championship.
In August 2008, Willie Manu was named in the Tonga training squad for the 2008 Rugby League World Cup, and in October 2008 he was named in the final 24-man Tonga squad. He played for Tonga in 2009 in a Test match against the New Zealand Kiwis.
- Rugby League Project
- "Tug-of-war over Mason". Sky Sports. 2008-08-05. Retrieved 2008-08-06.
- "Samoa, Tonga and Fiji name squads". BBC. 2008-10-08. Retrieved 2008-10-09.
- Mateo to headline Tonga's act in Test nrl.com, 8 October 2009
- Cartwright, Phil (11 October 2014). "St Helens v Wigan as it happened". BBC Sport. BBC. Retrieved 12 October 2014.