Jake Mamo

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Jake Mamo
Personal information
Born (1994-06-06) 6 June 1994 (age 24)
Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
Height 177 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 88 kg (13 st 12 lb)
Playing information
Position Fullback, Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2014–16 Newcastle Knights 29 11 0 0 44
2017–18 Huddersfield Giants 25 17 0 0 68
2019– Warrington Wolves 5 3 0 0 12
Total 59 31 0 0 124
As of 23 March 2019
Source: [1][2]

Jake Mamo (born 6 June 1994) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays as a fullback and on the wing for the Warrington Wolves in the Betfred Super League. He previously played for the Newcastle Knights in the NRL and Huddersfield Giants in the Betfred Super League. His initial one-year deal with the Warrington Wolves was announced at the club's 2019 kit launch in November 2018.

Background

Born in Gosford, New South Wales, Mamo is of Maltese descent.[3] He played his junior rugby league for the Ourimbah Wyoming Magpies, St Edwards Bears and The Entrance Tigers, before being signed by the Newcastle Knights.

Playing career

Early career

At the end of 2012, Mamo won the Brian Carlson Club-Andrew Johns Medal as the Knights' best under-17 player.[4] In 2013 and 2014, he played for the Newcastle Knights' NYC team.[5] At the end of 2013, he won the Knights' NYC Players' Player of the Year award and re-signed with the Knights on a 2-year contract.[4][6]

2014

On 15 and 16 February, Mamo played for the Knights in the inaugural NRL Auckland Nines.[7] After Knights' regular winger Akuila Uate suffered a knee injury, Mamo was selected to make his NRL debut in Round 7 of the 2014 NRL season against the Brisbane Broncos at Hunter Stadium, playing on the wing in the Knights' 32-6 loss.[8][9][10] On 3 May, he played for the New South Wales under-20s team against the Queensland under-20s team and scored three tries in New South Wales' 30-8 win, the first hat-trick ever to be scored in an under-20s State of Origin match, as well as winning the Darren Lockyer medal for Man of the Match.[11][12] In Round 14 against the Sydney Roosters, he scored his first NRL career try in the Knights' 29-12 loss at the Sydney Football Stadium.[13] On 2 September, he was named at fullback in the 2014 NYC Team of the Year.[14] He finished off his debut year in the NRL having played in 7 matches and scoring 2 tries for the Knights in the season.[15] On 18 October, he played on the wing for the Junior Kangaroos against the Junior Kiwis at Mt Smart Stadium, scoring a try in the Kangaroos' 14–15 loss.[16][17][18]

2015

On 31 January and 1 February, Mamo played for the Knights in the 2015 NRL Auckland Nines.[19] He finished the tournament as equal top try-scorer with 4 tries alongside Solomone Kata, Jack Bird, Justin O'Neill, Bryson Goodwin and Matt King.[20] On 8 May, he re-signed with the Knights on a 2-year contract.[21] He spent the first half of the season playing in the Knights' New South Wales Cup team before earning a recall back to the first-grade team in Round 15 against the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks.[22] He scored a try in the match in which the Knights later lost 30-28 at Hunter Stadium.[23] On 27 September, he played at fullback in the Knights' 2015 New South Wales Cup Grand Final win over the Wyong Roos.[24][25] On 4 October, he played at fullback in the Knights' 2015 NRL State Championship match against Queensland Cup premiers Ipswich Jets, where in the second half, he left the field concussed after being blindsided by a punch from Jets forward Billy McConnachie following a scuffle with Jets hooker Matt Parcell. The Knights went on to lose the match 26-12.[26][27] Mamo finished off the 2015 season having played in 9 matches and scoring 4 tries for the Knights as the club finished last.[28]

2016

In February, Mamo played for the Knights in the 2016 NRL Auckland Nines.[29] He finished the 2016 season having played in 13 matches and scoring 5 tries.[30] In December, he signed a 2-year contract with Super League side Huddersfield Giants, after gaining a release from the final year of his Knights contract.[31]

2017

In April 2017, Mamo made his debut for the Giants against Catalans Dragons. After scoring a try, he went on to win Man of the Match, despite the team losing 29-22.

2018

Mamo played 16 times for Huddersfield in 2018, scoring 5 tries. His last appearance for the Giants was in the 22-12 defeats at the home if Catalan Dragons in September 2018.

In November 2018, Warrington Wolves announced the signing of Mamo on a 1 year deal.

2019

Mamo made his friendly debut for Warrington Wolves in the Ryan Atkins testimonial game vs Widnes Vikings, scoring a hat-trick in the process

References

  1. ^ loverugbyleague
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  3. ^ "Malta to face Greece and the Czech Republic - timesofmalta.com". timesofmalta.com. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  4. ^ a b "Jake's break: Mamo to debut against Broncos | Newcastle Herald". theherald.com.au. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
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  6. ^ "KNIGHTS INSIDER: Matt Gidley - Knights". newcastleknights.com.au. Archived from the original on 20 March 2014. Retrieved 18 April 2014.
  7. ^ "SQUADS FOR AUCKLAND NINES". Rugby League Week. Archived from the original on 15 January 2016.
  8. ^ "LATE MAIL: Knights v Broncos - Knights". newcastleknights.com.au. Retrieved 2014-04-18.
  9. ^ Michael Carayannis (2014-04-17). "Late NRL mail: Kade Snowden out, Jake Mamo on debut for Knights". Smh.com.au. Retrieved 2015-12-21.
  10. ^ "Barba brilliant in Bronco blitz". NRL.com. 2014-04-18. Retrieved 2015-12-21.
  11. ^ "NSW U20s ORIGIN SQUAD ANNOUNCED". Rugby League Week. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 10 April 2015.
  12. ^ Brad Walter (2014-05-03). "Mitchell Moses stars as NSW win under 20s Origin clash". Watoday.com.au. Retrieved 2015-05-31.
  13. ^ "Roosters run over gutsy Knights". NRL.com. 2014-06-14. Retrieved 2015-12-21.
  14. ^ Steven Russo (2 September 2014). "Holden Cup Team Of The Year Announced". Rugbyleagueweek.com.au. Archived from the original on 26 June 2015. Retrieved 31 May 2015.
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  16. ^ "Junior Kangaroos side to face NZ". NRL.com. Retrieved 2015-03-13.
  17. ^ "Young Knights aplenty in rep teams - Knights". Newcastleknights.com.au. Retrieved 2015-05-31.
  18. ^ Sarah Harvey (2014-10-18). "Junior Kiwis edge Junior Kangaroos in nailbiter". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 2015-12-18.
  19. ^ "2015 Auckland Nines squad lists". NRL.com. Retrieved 2015-09-26.
  20. ^ "2015 NINES TEAM OF THE TOURNAMENT NAMED". Rugbyleagueweek.com.au. 2015-02-01. Retrieved 2015-05-31.
  21. ^ "Snowden and Mamo re-sign - Knights". Newcastleknights.com.au. Retrieved 2015-06-26.
  22. ^ "Cronulla Sharks send Newcastle Knights spiralling to ninth loss in last 10 games". Smh.com.au. Retrieved 2015-12-21.
  23. ^ "Knights v Sharks: Five Key Points". NRL.com. 2015-06-21. Retrieved 2015-12-21.
  24. ^ "VB NSW Cup Grand Final Team List". NSWRL. Retrieved 2015-10-15.
  25. ^ Brett Keeble. "Newcastle Knights extend Clint Newton's career with NSW Cup win over Wyong Roos". Smh.com.au. Retrieved 2015-10-15.
  26. ^ "Billy McConnachie Sorry for Jake Mamo King Hit". Couriermail.com.au. Retrieved 2015-12-21.
  27. ^ "Jets Defeat Knights 26-12 at ANZ Stadium". Couriermail.com.au. Retrieved 2015-12-21.
  28. ^ "Custom Match List". Rugby League Project. 2015-10-24. Retrieved 2015-12-25.
  29. ^ "Knights Announce Nines Squad - Rugby League Week". Rugbyleagueweek.com.au. 28 January 2016. Archived from the original on 4 February 2016. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  30. ^ "Custom Match List". Rugby League Project. Retrieved 2016-09-07.
  31. ^ NewcastleKnights.com.au (2016-08-28). "Huddersfield sign Jake Mamo after Knights release". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 2016-12-20.

External links

  • Huddersfield Giants profile
  • SL profile
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