Motu Tony

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Player Details

Position Full Back
Club Unattached/Free Agent
Squad Number 18

Recent Games Played

03/09/2015 NRL Brisbane 8 - 15 Melbourne
29/08/2015 NRL Melbourne 14 - 6 North QLD
24/08/2015 NRL Melbourne 6 - 20 Newcastle
17/08/2015 NRL Cronulla 2 - 30 Melbourne
09/08/2015 NRL Melbourne 36 - 14 Gold Coast


Samoan born Tony attended De La Salle College where he played for the rugby league first team. He played for the Richmond Bulldogs in the Auckland Rugby League competition before being signed by the New Zealand Warriors. 
Tony scored on his professional debut for the New Zealand Warriors on March 9th 2001 in a 34-6 win over St George Illawarra. He went on to play 19 games and score 10 tries during the 2001 NRL season. In 2002 he played 18 games including two playoff games and the Grand Final. He also scored a try in the Preliminary Final win over Cronulla Sharks. In his final season at Warriors Tony continued his scoring record and scored seven tries in 18 games. 
In 2004 Tony signed with Brisbane Broncos, making just three appearances for the club. He scored two tries in his second game for the Broncos before leaving and joining the Castleford Tigers. 
Tony played nine games and scored against Leeds but following Castleford’s relegation from the Super League In 2005 he joined Hull. 
He became a regular figure in the Hull first team featuring mainly at fullback but also playing wing, centre and scrum half through his first three seasons at the club. Due to a number of injuries and competition for places Tony’s first team appearances decreased over the 08/09 seasons. He played in 109 games and scored 25 tries for Hull in total before crossing codes to play for National 2 (North) Rugby Union club Hull RUFC. 
Following the end of the Rugby union season, on 13th May 2010 it was announced that Tony would sign for Whitehaven until the end of the season. Tony has also appeared for Championship Rugby Union side Nottingham.
On 28 October 2010, super league club Wakefield announced the signing of Tony for the 2011 season. He suffered a broken hand injury in early 2011 and was forced to miss the first two months of the season.On the 12th of June, Tony made his debut for the Wildcats at Fullback in a 13-10 home win over Huddersfield. He played in all but two of the remaining games of the season and scored against Leeds in round 26.

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10/05/201500:00NRLParramatta Eels10 - 28Melbourne Storm
16/05/201500:00NRLMelbourne Storm16 - 12South Sydney Rabbitohs
01/06/201500:00NRLSydney Roosters24 - 2Melbourne Storm
06/06/201500:00NRLPenrith Panthers0 - 20Melbourne Storm
15/06/201500:00NRLMelbourne Storm22 - 26Parramatta Eels
21/06/201500:00NRLMelbourne Storm12 - 14Brisbane Broncos
29/06/201500:00NRLCanterbury Bulldogs20 - 4Melbourne Storm
12/07/201500:00NRLNew Zealand Warriors28 - 14Melbourne Storm
17/07/201500:00NRLMelbourne Storm52 - 10Penrith Panthers
25/07/201508:30NRLMelbourne Storm22 - 4St George Illawarra
31/07/201510:35NRLWests Tigers34 - 16Melbourne Storm
09/08/201505:00NRLMelbourne Storm36 - 14Gold Coast Titans
17/08/201510:00NRLCronulla Sharks2 - 30Melbourne Storm
24/08/201510:00NRLMelbourne Storm6 - 20Newcastle Knights
29/08/201510:30NRLMelbourne Storm14 - 6North QLD Cowboys
03/09/201510:45NRLBrisbane Broncos8 - 15Melbourne Storm