winger

  1. Dean Bell

    Dean Bell

    Rated the best centre in the world by former NZ coach Graham Lowe in the late 1980s, the Kiwi Test star’s time with Easts was marred by suspension and injury. Bell, who made the first of 26 Test appearances in 1983, first played in England with the Carlisle club in 1982-83. The fiery...
  2. Solomone Kata

    Solomone Kata

    Born in Neiafu, Tonga, Kata moved to New Zealand in 2011 on a rugby union scholarship at Sacred Heart College, Auckland. Kata represented the Tongan under 21 side. Kata switched to rugby league in 2013, signing with the New Zealand Warriors. Kata played for the Warriors Holden Cup team and was...
  3. Tuimoala Lolohea

    Tuimoala Lolohea

    A player destined for a big future in the game, Lolohea left his imprint on the NYC in 2013 when, as an 18-year old, picking up 22 tries playing in all of the Vodafone Junior Warriors’ 28 fixtures. His dazzling feet, speed and skill saw him collect the club's TNT NYC Young Player of the Year...
  4. David Fusitua

    David Fusitua

    Starting his playing career with the Marist Saints, David is a product of Kelston Boys' High. ‘Fus’ had the distinction of playing for each of the club’s teams in 2014. He represented the Vodafone Warriors at the NRL Nines and went on to make his NRL debut as well as playing for the NRL, NSW...
  5. Sio Siua Taukeiaho

    Sio Siua Taukeiaho

    Taukeiaho is of Tongan descent and played for the Otara Scorpions in 2010 before being signed by the New Zealand Warriors. He played in the 2011 Toyota Cup winning Junior Warriors and was named in the Junior Kiwis that year. He made his first grade debut in round 26 against the St. George...
  6. Dominique Peyroux

    Dominique Peyroux

    New Zealand-born but of Cook Islands, French, Samoan and Solomon Islands descent, Peyroux played junior rugby league in Auckland before moving across the Tasman at age 15 to chase his dream of a career in the NRL. He signed with the Roosters in 2007 but was unable to earn a spot in the NRL...
  7. Ngani Laumape

    Ngani Laumape

    Ngani Laumape first started turning heads playing rugby union as a stand-out for the Palmerston North Boys’ High School First XV. On the rugby league scene he featured for the NZ Residents 18s in 2011, was signed by the Vodafone Warriors and earned a place in the Vodafone Junior Warriors’ NYC...
  8. Kevin Locke

    Kevin Locke

    A Northcote Tigers junior who attended Northcote college, Locke first gained attention when he played for the Auckland Lionsin the NSWRL Premier League in 2007. In 2006 Locke made the Junior Kiwis side. In 2008 he was signed by the New Zealand Warriors and played in the Toyota Cup, finishing...
  9. Manu Vatuvei

    Manu Vatuvei

    Born in New Zealand and bred in Otara, Auckland. Attended Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate and played for the Otara Scorpions and Otahuhu Leopards in Auckland Rugby League competitions before playing for the Otahuhu Ellerslie Leopards in the Bartercard Cup. ‘The Beast’ was scouted at the age of 16...