Josh Mantellato

Player Details

Player name: Josh Mantellato

Birthdate: 4/21/1987

Club: Hull KR

Grade: Super League

Position: Wing – Fullback

First Grade Debut: Knights v Rabbits, ANZ Stadium, 01/06/2013 (Rd 12)

Awards & Accolades

2010 Italy

Biography

Whenever he steps on the field 6’5″ Josh Mantellato towers over opposing wingers. The Gosford born winger, of Italian descent, made his international debut for Italy in 2010 before joining the Newcastle Knights NSW Cup team in 2012. That season saw Josh finish the season as the competition’s highest point-scorer, with 306 points and he was named on the wing in the 2012 NSW Cup ‘Team of the Year’. In Round 12 of the 2013 NRL season, Mantellato made his NRL debut for the Knights against the Rabbitohs, scoring a try and kicking 3 goals on debut. Josh was again named on the wing in the NSW Cup Team of the Year in 2013 and 2014 before signing for Hull Kingston Rovers for 2015. Mantellato’s finishing ability and goal kicking prowess resulted in him being the club’s top point scorer in his debut season, amassing a huge 304 points in 26 Super League games.

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