Sia Soliola

OVERALL STATISTICS

BIRTHAGESIGNED ONFROM
04-08-1986
35
13-05-2009
Sydney Roosters
DEBUTLAST MATCHLEFT
06-02-2010 v Hull FC
Wigan Warriors
2014- Canberra Raiders
CAREERAPPEARANCES (SUBS)
2010-2014
117 (24)
TRIESGOALSDGOALSPTS
31
0
0
124

BIOGRAPHY



HERITAGE NO : 1180
After making his debut in the Australian Jersey Flegg competition, Soliola moved onto the Premier League in which he won a premiership with the Roosters in 2004. In 2005, Soliola made his first grade debut for the Roosters against South Sydney and went on to play 19 games for the club that season, crossing the line 6 times and making more tackles than any other centre in the game that year with 19.7 per game. He was chosen to make his international debut at the age of 19 for New Zealand in the Tri Nations series of 2005, however was forced to pull out due to injury. However, one year later in the same competition, Soliola then went on to gain representative honours with the Kiwis. Sia scored 4 tries including a double against the Australians in Melbourne.

The next two seasons were dogged by injury as Sia sustained serious knee and shoulder injuries. The latter was symptomatic of his play, as he was regarded as one of the hardest tacklers ever to play in the NRL.

His career with the Saints saw a continuation of this poor fortune and he was forced to miss much of the 2010 season with a serious injury. However, there was light at the end of the Old Trafford tunnel as Sia recovered in time to help guide Saints to their fifth successive Grand Final against Wigan.

The 2011 season witnessed Sia playing at full throttle again and the Saints supporters were treated to his characteristic hard runs and crunching defence. Although still donning the number 4 jersey, Sia played most of the season in the second row. His fine form led to his selection for the Exiles in the International Origin match against England at Headingly on 10 June 2011. The 2011 season was a real roller coaster for all the team. Not only had the club got to contend with playing all their home matches at Widnes, following the sale of Knowsley Road, but a series of injuries threatened to derail the quest for silverware.

Never the less the players responded magnificently by reaching an eleventh consecutive Challenge Cup Final and a record breaking sixth successive Grand Final. However, a sour taste of disappointment featured as the Saints lost to Wigan in the Challenge Cup and Leeds came back strongly in the last twenty minutes of the Grand Final to dampen the spirits. Sia had collected his second losers Grand Final medal.

Sia proved to be a most consistent player for the Saints and a firm favourite of the Saints faithful. His tough tackling and willingness to take on the opposition made him an invaluable asset for the club.

He was finally rewarded in the 2014 Grand Final as his try in the second half sent the Saints on their way to victory over Wigan.

SEASON STATISTICS

Season (Official Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
2010 0 0 0 6
2011 5 0 0 29
2012 11 0 0 27
2013 5 0 0 23
2014 10 0 0 32
TOTALS:31 0 0 117
Season (Other Matches)TriesGoalsDGoalsMatches
2010 2002
2011 2002
2012 1001
2013 0002
2014 0001
TOTALS:5008

ALL MATCHES

DatePosOpponentsCompVenueFTFTOTGDG
19th Jan 2010
W
3 Widnes Vikings * Fr A 42 26 1 VIEW
22nd Jan 2010
W
3 Halifax* Fr H 38 18 1 VIEW
6th Feb 2010
L
4 Hull FC SL H 12 32 VIEW
19th Mar 2010
W
12 Warrington Wolves SL H 28 18 VIEW
4th Sep 2010
W
14 Castleford Tigers SL H 40 30 VIEW
10th Sep 2010
W
12 Warrington Wolves SLQSF H 28 12 VIEW
24th Sep 2010
W
4 Huddersfield Giants SLQSF H 42 22 VIEW
2nd Oct 2010
L
11 Wigan Warriors SLGF N 10 22 VIEW
23rd Jan 2011
W
11 Widnes Vikings * Friendly A 52 20 2 VIEW
31st Jan 2011
L
11 Huddersfield Giants * Friendly H 12 36 VIEW
12th Feb 2011
D
11 Wigan Warriors SL N 16 16 VIEW
18th Feb 2011
W
12 Salford City Reds SL A 56 22 VIEW
25th Feb 2011
L
12 Warrington Wolves SL H 18 25 VIEW
25th Mar 2011
W
11 Bradford Bulls SL H 28 16 VIEW
1st Apr 2011
W
11 Hull Kingston Rovers SL H 34 16 1 VIEW
8th Apr 2011
W
11 Crusaders SL A 34 18 VIEW
15th Apr 2011
W
11 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats SL H 52 6 VIEW
22nd Apr 2011
L
12 Wigan Warriors SL A 24 28 VIEW
25th Apr 2011
W
11 Castleford Tigers SL H 22 20 VIEW
2nd May 2011
D
12 Hull FC SL A 24 24 VIEW
7th May 2011
W
11 Sheffield Eagles RLCC4 H 52 26 1 VIEW
14th May 2011
L
11 Huddersfield Giants SL A 18 40 VIEW
22nd May 2011
W
11 Featherstone Rovers RLCC5 H 70 0 1 VIEW
27th May 2011
W
11 Crusaders SL H 28 12 VIEW
3rd Jun 2011
W
11 Leeds Rhinos SL H 42 16 VIEW
11th Jun 2011
D
11 Bradford Bulls SL A 14 14 VIEW
17th Jun 2011
L
11 Wigan Warriors SL H 10 32 VIEW
24th Jun 2011
L
3 Warrington Wolves SL A 28 35 VIEW
1st Jul 2011
W
3 Hull FC SL H 28 14 VIEW
10th Jul 2011
W
11 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats SL A 46 6 VIEW
15th Jul 2011
W
11 Catalans Dragons SL H 40 18 VIEW
24th Jul 2011
W
11 Hull Kingston Rovers RLCC6 H 54 6 1 VIEW
6th Aug 2011
L
12 Wigan Warriors RLCCSF N 12 18 VIEW
12th Aug 2011
W
12 Huddersfield Giants SL H 19 6 VIEW
21st Aug 2011
L
8 Hull Kingston Rovers SL A 22 24 VIEW
2nd Sep 2011
W
11 Salford City Reds SL H 31 6 1 VIEW
18th Sep 2011
W
12 Wigan Warriors SLPOQSF A 26 18 VIEW
1st Oct 2011
W
12 Wigan Warriors SLPOESF H 26 18 VIEW
8th Oct 2011
L
12 Leeds Rhinos SLGF N 16 32 VIEW
20th Jan 2012
W
12 Widnes Vikings * Karalius Cup H 42 24 1 VIEW
4th Feb 2012
W
11 London Broncos SL A 34 24 VIEW
10th Feb 2012
W
12 Salford City Reds SL H 38 10 1 VIEW
19th Feb 2012
D
12 Hull Kingston Rovers SL A 36 36 1 VIEW
24th Feb 2012
L
11 Catalans Dragons SL H 32 34 VIEW
4th Mar 2012
L
11 Huddersfield Giants SL A 16 17 VIEW
9th Mar 2012
L
11 Hull FC SL H 10 22 VIEW
30th Mar 2012
W
12 Warrington Wolves SL A 28 16 1 VIEW
6th Apr 2012
L
14 Wigan Warriors SL H 10 28 1 VIEW
9th Apr 2012
W
12 Castleford Tigers SL A 18 12 1 VIEW
15th Apr 2012
W
11 Widnes Vikings RLCC4 A 40 38 VIEW
20th Apr 2012
W
12 Widnes Vikings SL H 62 0 1 VIEW
27th Apr 2012
W
12 Oldham Roughyeds RLCC5 A 76 0 1 VIEW
4th May 2012
W
12 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats SL H 38 12 2 VIEW
12th May 2012
L
12 Wigan Warriors RLCC6 A 4 18 VIEW
21st May 2012
W
12 Leeds Rhinos SL A 31 18 VIEW
27th May 2012
L
12 Wigan Warriors SL N 16 42 VIEW
3rd Jun 2012
D
11 Hull FC SL A 18 18 VIEW
8th Jun 2012
W
11 Bradford Bulls SL H 54 0 VIEW
22nd Jun 2012
W
12 Salford City Reds SL A 32 10 VIEW
29th Jun 2012
W
12 Hull Kingston Rovers SL H 34 28 VIEW
8th Jul 2012
W
14 Widnes Vikings SL A 24 23 1 VIEW
20th Jul 2012
W
14 Catalans Dragons SL A 20 15 VIEW
29th Jul 2012
W
12 Huddersfield Giants SL H 46 12 VIEW
17th Aug 2012
W
11 Castleford Tigers SL H 44 12 VIEW
31st Aug 2012
W
11 London Broncos SL H 30 0 VIEW
15th Sep 2012
W
14 Warrington Wolves SLQPO A 28 6 1 VIEW
29th Sep 2012
L
14 Warrington Wolves SLQSF H 18 36 VIEW
11th Jan 2013
W
11 Huddersfield Giants * Friendly H 26 0 VIEW
20th Jan 2013
W
11 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats * Friendly H 42 12 VIEW
2nd Feb 2013
L
11 Huddersfield Giants SL H 4 40 VIEW
10th Feb 2013
W
11 Widnes Vikings SL A 16 4 VIEW
15th Feb 2013
D
11 Hull FC SL H 22 22 VIEW
23rd Feb 2013
W
11 Bradford Bulls SL A 36 10 VIEW
1st Mar 2013
L
11 Leeds Rhinos SL H 12 20 VIEW
8th Mar 2013
W
11 Warrington Wolves SL A 22 10 VIEW
15th Mar 2013
W
11 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats SL H 52 18 VIEW
22nd Mar 2013
W
14 Salford City Reds SL H 14 10 VIEW
29th Mar 2013
L
14 Wigan Warriors SL A 16 28 VIEW
1st Apr 2013
W
11 Castleford Tigers SL H 48 18 VIEW
7th Apr 2013
L
11 Hull Kingston Rovers SL A 14 22 VIEW
12th Apr 2013
L
11 Catalans Dragons SL H 12 22 1 VIEW
20th Apr 2013
L
12 Hull Kingston Rovers RLCC4 A 18 26 VIEW
27th Apr 2013
L
11 London Broncos SL A 14 21 VIEW
20th May 2013
W
11 Leeds Rhinos SL A 30 22 1 VIEW
25th May 2013
L
11 Warrington Wolves SL N 22 48 VIEW
3rd Jun 2013
L
11 Huddersfield Giants SL A 16 25 VIEW
9th Jun 2013
W
11 Bradford Bulls SL H 30 18 1 VIEW
18th Aug 2013
W
15 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats SL A 26 12 1 VIEW
30th Aug 2013
L
15 Warrington Wolves SL H 16 29 VIEW
6th Sep 2013
W
13 Hull FC SL A 38 12 VIEW
14th Sep 2013
W
11 Hull Kingston Rovers SLEPO H 46 10 1 VIEW
20th Sep 2013
L
11 Leeds Rhinos SLPSF A 10 11 VIEW
31st Jan 2014
L
15 Wigan Warriors * Friendly H 16 28 VIEW
13th Feb 2014
W
15 Warrington Wolves SL A 38 8 VIEW
21st Feb 2014
W
15 Hull FC SL H 34 22 1 VIEW
27th Feb 2014
W
15 Salford Red Devils SL A 38 0 VIEW
7th Mar 2014
W
16 Hull Kingston Rovers SL H 38 18 1 VIEW
14th Mar 2014
W
16 Catalans Dragons SL H 40 22 VIEW
23rd Mar 2014
W
15 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats SL A 24 16 1 VIEW
28th Mar 2014
W
11 Leeds Rhinos SL H 14 10 VIEW
6th Apr 2014
W
11 Huddersfield Giants RLCC4 A 17 16 VIEW
11th Apr 2014
W
11 Castleford Tigers SL A 30 28 1 VIEW
18th Apr 2014
L
11 Wigan Warriors SL H 14 33 VIEW
21st Apr 2014
L
11 Widnes Vikings SL A 26 40 1 VIEW
26th Apr 2014
L
11 Leeds Rhinos RLCC5 A 12 32 VIEW
1st May 2014
W
12 London Broncos SL H 48 18 VIEW
11th May 2014
W
15 Bradford Bulls SL A 50 0 1 VIEW
18th May 2014
L
15 Warrington Wolves SL N 24 41 VIEW
23rd May 2014
W
13 Huddersfield Giants SL H 41 22 VIEW
30th May 2014
W
13 Salford Red Devils SL H 32 12 1 VIEW
14th Jun 2014
L
11 Catalans Dragons SL A 0 42 VIEW
22nd Jun 2014
W
13 Castleford Tigers SL H 38 16 VIEW
27th Jun 2014
W
13 Wigan Warriors SL A 16 12 VIEW
6th Jul 2014
L
13 Hull Kingston Rovers SL A 10 40 VIEW
11th Jul 2014
W
11 Bradford Bulls SL H 46 22 VIEW
19th Jul 2014
W
11 London Broncos SL A 58 16 1 VIEW
25th Jul 2014
W
11 Widnes Vikings SL H 44 22 VIEW
1st Aug 2014
L
11 Hull FC SL A 12 19 VIEW
15th Aug 2014
W
15 Wakefield Trinity Wildcats SL H 40 16 1 VIEW
29th Aug 2014
W
16 Leeds Rhinos SL A 13 12 VIEW
4th Sep 2014
L
16 Warrington Wolves SL H 12 39 VIEW
12th Sep 2014
L
16 Huddersfield Giants SL A 16 17 VIEW
19th Sep 2014
W
15 Castleford Tigers SLQPO H 41 0 VIEW
2nd Oct 2014
W
14 Catalans Dragons SLSF H 30 12 VIEW
11th Oct 2014
W
12 Wigan Warriors SLGF N 14 6 1 VIEW
*Unofficial Match. **Non Playing Sub.
WINS : 80 | LOSSES : 39 | DRAWS : 6

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