Brayden Wiliame (born 17 December 1992) is a Fiji international rugby league footballer who plays as a centre, wing and can also play as fullback or second-row for the Catalans Dragons in the Super League. He has previously played for the Parramatta Eels and the Manly Sea Eagles in the NRL.
|Born||17 December 1992|
Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
|Height||1.89 m (6 ft 2 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||89 kg (14 st 0 lb)|
|Position||Centre, Wing, Second-row|
As of 2 June 2019
He was born in Gosford, New South Wales, Australia. Wiliame is of Fijian descent and played his junior football for the Woy Woy Roosters, Umina Bunnies and Central Coast Harold Matthews Cup and S. G. Ball Cup squads, before signing a 3-year contract with the Melbourne Storm.
In 2013, Wiliame joined the Parramatta Eels.
At the end of 2013, Wiliame was released by the Paramatta Eels and joined the Newcastle Knights for the 2014 season.
On 1 October 2014, Wiliame signed a 2-year contract with the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles starting in 2015. He made his debut for the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles in Round 2 of the 2015 NRL season against the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs.
After playing on the wing in the opening two rounds of the 2016 NRL season, Wiliame was dropped to the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles' New South Wales Cup team to allow for the return from injury of fullback Brett Stewart. With the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles losing both games to the Bulldogs and the Wests Tigers respectively, Wiliame remained winless in all first grade games and talk spread among Manly fans and the media that he was cursed. He was recalled to the side for the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles' Anzac Day match against the Newcastle Knights in Newcastle following a broken collar bone suffered by winger Jorge Taufua a week earlier against Parramatta Eels. Wiliame crossed for his first NRL try of the season and broke his NRL duck as Manly Warringah Sea Eagles ran out 26-10 winners over the bottom placed Knights.
After 23 first grade games with Manly Warringah Sea Eagles, Wiliame was granted a release from his contract with the club on 9 November 2016 in order to take up a two-year deal with the Catalans Dragons in the Super League.
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