Paul Alo-Emile (born 22 December 1991) is an Samoan rugby union player. His regular playing position is prop. He plays for Stade Français Paris in the Top 14.

Paul Alo-Emile
Paul Alo-Emile 2014.jpg
Alo-Emile in 2014
Birth namePaul Alo-Emile
Date of birth (1991-12-22) 22 December 1991 (age 28)
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight129 kg (20 st 4 lb)
SchoolBrisbane State High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Tighthead Prop
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014
2015−
Melbourne Rising
Stade Français
9
34
(5)
(5)
Correct as of 4 December 2014
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013 Waikato 9 (0)
Correct as of 21 October 2013
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011
2012–15
Force
Rebels
0
50
(0)
(5)
Correct as of 14 June 2015
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010–11
2017–
Australia U20
Samoa
9
13
(0)
(0)
Correct as of 14 September 2019

CareerEdit

Early playingEdit

Alo-Emile is of Samoan heritage, born in New Zealand he grew up in Brisbane, and attended Brisbane State High School. In 2006 he joined the Australian Rugby Union's National Talent Squad, and represented the Australian Schoolboys. In 2009 was a member of the Queensland side that won the Australian Schools Rugby title. Alo-Emile also represented the state of Queensland in Gridiron (American Football).[1]

He played for Sunnybank in the Queensland Premier Rugby competition.[2]

In 2010 Alo-Emile joined the Australian under 20s.[2] At the 2011 IRB Junior World Championship he played against England, France, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, and Tonga.[3][4]

In November 2014, Alo-Emile and Stade Français Paris announced that he would join the Parisian team at the end of the Super Rugby season.

Super and ITM rugbyEdit

Alo-Emile was a member of the Western Force in 2011, but did not make any first-team appearances. He joined the Melbourne Rebels in 2012.[1] At the end of the 2013 Super Rugby season he had 19 Super Rugby caps, and the Rebels released him to Waikato for the 2013 ITM Cup season.

InternationalEdit

On 23 August 2019, he was named in Samoa's 34-man training squad for the 2019 Rugby World Cup,[5] before being named in the final 31 on 31 August.[6]

Super Rugby statisticsEdit

As of 15 June 2015
Season Team Games Starts Sub Mins Tries Cons Pens Drops Points Yel Red
2011 Western Force 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Rebels 3 0 3 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 Rebels 16 3 13 393 1 0 0 0 5 0 0
2014 Rebels 15 3 12 499 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Rebels 16 9 7 942 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 50 15 35 1857 1 0 0 0 5 0 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Paul Alo-Emile player profile". Melbourne Rebels. Retrieved 18 April 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Paul Alo-Emile player profile". Sunnybank Rugby. Retrieved 18 April 2012.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Paul Alo-Emile profile". 2011 JWC. IRB. Retrieved 18 August 2012.
  4. ^ ARU (10 May 2011). "Australian Under 20s Named for JWC". Australian Rugby Union. Archived from the original on 19 July 2012. Retrieved 17 April 2012.
  5. ^ Airey, Thomas (23 August 2019). "Alalatoa headlines Manu Samoa pre-World Cup squad". Samoa Observer. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  6. ^ "Two uncapped players in Samoa squad for Japan". rugbyworldcup.com. Rugby World Cup. 31 August 2019. Retrieved 1 September 2019.

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