Motu Tony

  • Name:
    Iosefo Motu Tony
    Date of Birth:
    Place of Birth:
    Saleimoa, Samoa
    91 kg
    • New Zealand
    • Samoa
    Current Status:
    Hull FC General Manager
    Warriors #:
    Warriors Debut (Date and Match Details):
    9th March 2001 vs St George-Illawarra Dragons
    Junior Club:
    Marist Saints
    Signed From:
    Marist Saints
    • Fullback
    • Winger
    • Centre
    • Five Eighth
    • Hooker
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    Played Rugby Union for De La Salle College before being signed to the Warriors from the Marist Saints. Tough, Western Samoa-born pivot made his Test debut as a fullback for the Kiwis against Papua New Guinea in 2001 in his first season with the Warriors. He played mainly five-eighth for Stacey Jones. The five-eighth in the Warriors’ team that lost the 2002 grand final to the Roosters, Tony toured Great Britain and France with the NZ squad at the end of the year but returned home after breaking his hand.

    Tony joined Brisbane in 2004 but left the club after only a handful of games to play for Castleford in the English Super League. When Castleford was relegated at the end of the year he signed with Hull for 2005. He would end his playing career with Wakefield Trinity.
    • 2001–2003 New Zealand Warriors
    • 2001–2006 New Zealand Kiwis
    • 2004 Brisbane Broncos
    • 2004 Castleford
    • 2005–2009 Hull FC
    • 2010–2012 Wakefield Trinity
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