Se'e Solomona

Maseese (Se'e) David Solomona[2] (born 9 March 1965) is a New Zealand former professional rugby league footballer who represented both New Zealand and Western Samoa.[1]

Se'e Solomona
Personal information
Full nameMaseese David Solomona
Born (1965-03-09) 9 March 1965 (age 56)
New Zealand
Playing information
Height193 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight123 kg (19 st 5 lb; 271 lb)
PositionProp
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
19?? Richmond Bulldogs
19?? Glenora Bears
1986–89 Sheffield Eagles
1991–92 Widnes
1992–94 Oldham 44 6 24
1995 Auckland Warriors 9 0 0 0 0
1996 North Qld Cowboys 4 0 0 0 0
Total 57 6 0 0 24
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1988–93 Auckland 21
1993 New Zealand 4 0 0 0 0
1990–95 Western Samoa 2 0 0 0 0
Source: [1]

BackgroundEdit

Solomona was born in New Zealand.

Playing careerEdit

Solomona started his career with the Richmond Bulldogs, and the Glenora Bears, playing 21 games for Auckland between 1988 and 1993.[3] Solomona spent 1989 with the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs as part of the New Zealand Rugby League's "Rookie Scheme".[4]

Solomona played the majority of his career in England. He played for Oldham from 1992 to 1994.[5] before returning home to play for the Auckland Warriors in their début season in the Australian Rugby League competition. He spent 1996 with the North Queensland Cowboys, and still resides in Australia.[6]

Representative careerEdit

Solomona represented the Kiwi Colts in 1991.

His four tests for the New Zealand national rugby league team came in 1993. He also represented Western Samoa at the 1990 Pacific Cup, and in the 1995 World Cup.

Personal lifeEdit

Se'e Solomona is the father of the rugby league footballer who has played for the North Queensland club and has represented the Queensland Under-19s as a centre in 2003, and the Queensland Country side in 2007; Wallace Solomona,[7] and he is the uncle of Malo Solomona.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Statistics at rugbyleagueproject.org". rugbyleagueproject.org. 31 December 2017. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  2. ^ SOLOMONA, MASEESE DONALD 1993 - KIWI #637 nzleague.co.nz
  3. ^ Richard Becht. A New Breed Rising: The Warriors Winfield Cup Challenge. Auckland, HarperCollins, 1994. ISBN 1-86950-154-3. p. 183
  4. ^ Lion Red 1989 Rugby League Annual New Zealand Rugby League, p. 10
  5. ^ "OLDHAM RLFC INTERNATIONAL CELEBRATION". Hall of Fame. Oldham Rugby League Heritage Trust. Retrieved 19 December 2013.
  6. ^ "Warriors set to turn back time". One Sport. 17 June 2005. Retrieved 7 November 2011.
  7. ^ City Country Player Profiles QRL
  8. ^ "Israel no promised land for the Warriors". Stuff.co.nz. 25 July 2008. Retrieved 7 November 2011.

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