PLAYER DETAILS

Player name: Sione Katoa

Birthdate: 26/01/1995

Club: Penrith Panthers

Grade: NRL

Position: Hooker

First Grade Debut: Panthers v Knights, Pepper Stadium, 05-09-2015 (Rd 26)

Awards & Accolades

2015 Junior Kiwis
2016 Tongan debut

Biography

Sione is a tough, young hooker who possesses maturity beyond his years. Born in New Zealand, Sione moved to Australia when he was 17 after being signed by the Sydney Roosters before moving to the Penrith Panthers in 2013. Sione starred for the Panthers NYC teams in seasons 2014 and 2015, captaining the side in season 2015 before he graduated to the NSW Cup. Sione represented the Junior Kiwis in May 2015 before he earned his NRL debut in Round 10 at only 20 years of age. Sione has gone on to represent Tonga twice and been in outstanding form for the Panthers in the NSW Cup as he looks to feature regularly in the NRL.

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