Name: Renouf Tooamaga
Junior Club: Porirua Vikings
Birthplace: Porirua, Wellington
What do you like to do away from football?
Away from football I like eating out at restaurants and hanging out with my friends and family.
What was your first job?
My first job was as an apprentice Landscaper in New Zealand.
What are your goals in Rugby League?
My main goals in Rugby league are to represent the Bulldogs in the NRL and play for my country (NZ).
What do you love about Rugby League?
I love everything about rugby league; it pushes you to the very limit every day.
Who has been the biggest influence on your career?
My biggest influence would be my Dad, he raised me to be respectful and has always supported my dreams.
What is your earliest league memory?
My earliest memory in Rugby League was winning my under 9’s comp, I have been hungry for another premiership ever since!
What is your best moment in league so far?
My best memory in rugby league was being selected to represent the Junior Kiwi’s.
Best piece of advice you have been given?
Play for yourself and those who you love.
What advice would you give to a young rugby league player?
Keep on trying because dreams do come true.
Who is the player you looked up to as a kid and why?
The player I most looked up to as a kid was Sonny Bill Williams, he had the best shoulder in the league!
Favourite sportsman and why?
My favourite sportsman is again Sonny Bill Williams, just ultimate competitor.
What can’t you live without?
I can’t live without my family and partner, they mean everything to me.
What is the TV show you never miss?
I have always loved Dragon Ball Z!
What is on your bucket list?
I would love to travel to New York City!
If you could play another sport, what would it be?
I think I would try my hand at union if I were to try another sport.
If you weren’t playing league, what would you be doing?
If I was not playing league right now I would probably be a fire fighter!
How would you like to be remembered at the end of your career?
I think I would like to be remembered as someone who gives it their all and leaves everything on the field.