Watson Boas

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Watson Boas
Personal information
Born (1994-11-08) 8 November 1994 (age 24)
Papua New Guinea
Height176 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight85 kg (13 st 5 lb)
Playing information
Position Scrum-half
Club
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
2016–18 PNG Hunters 6620100100
2019– Featherstone 11413042
2019(loan)Doncaster 31000
Total8025230142
Representative
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
2016–18 Papua New Guinea 740016
As of 15 November 2018
Source: [1]

Watson Boas (born 8 November 1994) is a Papua New Guinean rugby league footballer who plays as a scrum-half for Featherstone Rovers in the Betfred Championship and has joined Doncaster in Betfred League 1 on loan [2] . [3] He previously played for the PNG Hunters in the Queensland Cup, and represented the Papua New Guinean national team, most notably at the 2017 World Cup.

Papua New Guinea constitutional monarchy in Oceania

Papua New Guinea, officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea is a country in Oceania that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia. Its capital, located along its southeastern coast, is Port Moresby. The western half of New Guinea forms the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua.

Rugby league Team sport

Rugby league football is a full-contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field. One of the two codes of rugby, it originated in Northern England in 1895 as a split from the Rugby Football Union over the issue of payments to players. Its rules progressively changed with the aim of producing a faster, more entertaining game for spectators.

Featherstone Rovers English professional rugby league club

Featherstone Rovers are a professional rugby league club in Featherstone, West Yorkshire, England, who play in the Championship.

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Playing career

Boas previously played for the Agmark Gurias in the PNGNRL and Royals club in East New Britain Rugby League. He is the younger brother of fellow PNG representative Ase Boas. [4]

Ase Boas is a Papua New Guinean rugby league footballer who plays for the PNG Hunters in the Queensland Cup. A Papua New Guinean representative five-eighth, Boas previously played for the Featherstone Rovers in the Championship. He was a member of PNG's squads at the 2013 and 2017 World Cup tournaments.

International caps
CapDateVenueOpponentCompetitionTGFGPoints
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7 May 2016 Parramatta Stadium, Sydney Flag of Fiji.svg  Fiji
2
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0
8
2
6 May 2017 Leichhardt Oval, Sydney Flag of the Cook Islands.svg  Cook Islands
0
0
0
0
3
28 October 2017 PNG Football Stadium, Port Moresby Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 2017 World Cup
0
0
0
0
4
5 November 2017 PNG Football Stadium, Port Moresby Four Provinces Flag.svg  Ireland
1
0
0
4
5
12 November 2017 PNG Football Stadium, Port Moresby Flag of the United States.svg  United States
1
0
0
4
6
19 November 2017 Melbourne Rectangular Stadium, Melbourne Flag of England.svg  England
0
0
0
0
7
23 June 2018 Campbelltown Stadium, Sydney Flag of Fiji.svg  Fiji
0
0
0
0

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References

  1. Rugby League Project
  2. https://www.pontefractandcastlefordexpress.co.uk/sport/rugby-league/featherstone-rovers-half-back-watson-boas-joins-league-1-doncaster-on-loan-1-9731252
  3. http://www.looppng.com/sport/boas-brothers-sign-english-club-79329
  4. "Watson Boas: my brother is my role model". QRL.com.au. 7 May 2016. Retrieved 25 May 2016.