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Jirah Momoisea



Player Bio

193 cm
Date of Birth:
02 September 1998
109 kg
Auckland, NZ
Previous Club:
Junior Club:
St Pauls College NZ

The 2020 season was Momoisea’s fourth year playing rugby league.

The forward joined the Knights in 2018 from Melbourne and has continued to impress in his development.

At 21, the New Zealand product has a great worth ethic and was rewarded for his Canterbury Cup form with a development contract for the 2019 season.

He was upgraded to the NRL Top 30 in 2020 and is bashing the door down for a debut in 2021.


Who am I: Jirah Momisea
Who is most important to me: My mum, my family
Greatest off-field achievement: Buying my first car
Something you wouldn’t know about me: I would have studied civil engineering if I didn’t do this
I’d be lost without: All my family
What I love most about living in Newcastle: Beaches
I grew up in: South Auckland
People would describe me as: Pretty cruisey, a gamer
As a kid my hero was: Probably Richie McCaw
They were my hero because: Because I was playing union at the time and he was probably the greatest union player.
The last book I read was: Rich Dad, Poor Dad.
My favourite thing to do in Newcastle is: Chill out with my mates or go to the beach
My greatest on field moment: Scoring my first Cup try


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