Player Info

Name
Haitrosene Okesene
Nickname
Nitro, Hytch
Date of Birth
22/11/70
Place of Birth
Auckland, New Zealand
Height
180cm
Weight
95 kg
Nationality
  1. New Zealand
  2. Samoa
Current Status
Living and working in construction in Carlisle, Cumbria, England
Status Link
http://www.nzwarriors.com/threads/2015-where-are-they-now.40187/#post-489592
Warriors #
10
Warriors Debut (Date and Match Details)
March 10th 1995 vs Brisbane Broncos
Junior Club
Manukau Magpies
Signed From
Carlisle
Position
  1. Prop
Wikipedia Page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hitro_Okesene
I and in 1995 was part of the inaugural Auckland Warriors squad.

Former Junior Kiwi forward from the Manukau club in NZ played with Carlisle in 1989-92 before returning to the Auckland domestic competition in 1994 where he captained the Counties Manukau Heroes in the Lion Red Cup.

Played in the Warriors inaugural game against the Brisbane Broncos.. Okesene instantly became a club icon with a cult following after his barnstorming runs at full pace towards the opposition.

Okesene returned to England to play for Hull (1998), Featherstone Rovers (1999), Catalan XIII in France (2000) and Workington Town (2001).

  • 1988 - Western Samoa
  • 1989 - Played for Carlisle, England
  • 1992 - American Samoa
  • 1994 - Returned to NZ and played Lion Red Cup for Counties Manukau Heroes
  • 1994 - New Zealand Kiwis
  • 1995 - Played for Auckland Warriors, New Zealand
  • 1998 - Played for Hull Sharks, England
  • 1999 - Played for Featherstone Rovers, England
  • 2000 - Played for Workingtown RLFC, England