16 – Reni Maitua

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Position: Forward
Born: 21st June 1982
Debut: 2016
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Contracted to: Nov. 2016
A vastly experienced and highly regarded Sydney born forward, Reni made six appearances on loan at Salford Red Devils for the Super 8s Qualifiers in 2015 after making 13 appearances in the Kingstone Press Championship for Featherstone Rovers.

Reni made his NRL debut with Canterbury Bulldogs in 2004 and ended a dream first season in the first grade by featuring in the Bulldogs’ 16-13 grand final victory over Sydney Roosters.

He later played for Cronulla and Parramatta in the NRL before returning to the Bulldogs for the 2014 campaign. He scored 30 tries in a total of 174 NRL appearances.

After winning an Australian Test cap against New Zealand in the 2006 Tri-Nations, Reni later represented Samoa in the 2013 World Cup.