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Sam Kasiano

Sam Kasiano
  • Date of Birth: 21-09-1990
  • Height: 195cm
  • Weight: 128kg
  • Position: Prop
  • Rep. Honours: 6 Tests for New Zealand (2012-13), World Cup (2013), 4 tests for Samoa (2015-2017)
  • Junior Clubs: Otahuhu Leopards/Norths Aspley
  • FG Debut: Bulldogs v Wests Tigers, ANZ Stadium, 14/03/2011 (Rd 1)
  • Club Debut: v Wests Tigers, ANZ Stadium, 14/03/2011 (Rd 1)
  • Twitter: SammyBoii21990
  • Instagram: sammyboii21

Name: Sam Kasiano

Junior Club: Otahuhu Leopards/Norths Aspley

Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand

What do you like to do away from football?

Away from football I like to relax with my kids

What was your first job?

My first job was a removalist.

What are your goals in Rugby League?

My goal in rugby league is to win a premiership.

What do you love about Rugby League?

The thing I love most about rugby league is that I get to play with my mates everyday.

Who has been the biggest influence on your career?

My biggest influence on my career has been my mum and dad.

What is your earliest league memory?

My earliest memory in Rugby League was scoring a try in my first ever game of footy.

What is your best moment in league so far?

The best moments in my career so far have been making my debut for the Bulldogs, representing New Zealand and Samoa.

Best piece of advice you have been given?

Hard work = results.

What advice would you give to a young rugby league player?

Don’t give up, no matter how it gets. Just keep going!

Who is the player you looked up to as a kid and why?

The player I most looked up to was Ruben Wiki, he was just a tough player.

What are your memories of your first NRL game?

My memories of my first NRL game are that we got the win.

Favourite sportsman and why?

My favourite sportsman is Roger Federer. He is so humble.

What can’t you live without?

I can’t live without my family.

What is the TV show you never miss?

I love watching Suits.

What is on your bucket list?

Definitely to sky dive.

If you could play another sport, what would it be?

I think if I didn’t play rugby league I would play volleyball, because of my height and power.

If you weren’t playing league, what would you be doing?

If I was not playing league right now I would be working and living in NZ.

How would you like to be remembered at the end of your career?

A player that gave 100%