Tony Satini

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Tony Satini
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Personal information
Full nameWellentony Taufa Satini [1]
Born (1993-08-29) 29 August 1993 (age 27)
Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia
Height189 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight105 kg (16 st 7 lb)
Playing information
Position Centre
Club
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
2014 Manly Sea Eagles 10000
2017 Penrith Panthers 00000
Total10000
Representative
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
2014 Tonga 10000
As of 11 May 2019
Source: [2]

Tony Satini (born 29 August 1993) is a Tonga international rugby league footballer who plays as a centre for the North Sydney Bears in the NSW Cup competition. He previously played for the Penrith Panthers, Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles and Mount Pritchard Mounties.

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Background

Satini was born in Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia. He is of Tongan descent.

He played junior rugby union for the Blacktown Scorpions and junior rugby league for the Glenmore Park Brumbies. He was then signed by the Penrith Panthers.

Playing career

Early career

From 2011 to 2013, Satini played for the Penrith Panthers' NYC team, [3] [4] captaining the side in 2013. [5] [6] In October 2013, he signed a contract with the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles starting in 2014. [7]

2014

In Round 3 of the 2014 NRL season, Satini made his NRL debut for the Sea Eagles against the Parramatta Eels. [8] [9] On 19 October, he played for Tonga against Papua New Guinea. [10]

2015

In August, Satini re-signed with the Sea Eagles on a 1-year contract until the end of 2016. [11]

2016

After failing to make a first-grade appearance in the 2015 and 2016 seasons, Satini was released at the end of the year. [12] Late in the year, he rejoined his old club Penrith for the 2017 season. [13]

2017

Satini scored a try in Penrith's 20-12 victory over Wyong in The 2017 Intrust Super Premiership NSW grand final. [14] The following week Satini scored four tries for Penrith in their 42-18 win over The PNG Hunters in The 2017 NRL State Championship final. [15]

2018

In 2018, Satini was selected to play for the NSW residents against the QLD residents side. [16]

2019

On 6 May, Satini was selected for the Canterbury Cup NSW residents side to play against the Queensland residents representative team. [17]

Satini played for Mounties in their elimination final loss against Newtown at Campbelltown Stadium. [18]

2021

After being released by Mounties, Santini signed a contract to play for North Sydney in the NSW Cup. He made his debut in round 1 of the competition, a 48-20 loss against Blacktown Workers. [19]

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