Brandon Paenga-Amosa

  • 23 Age
  • 117kg Weight
  • 183cm Height

Biography

In his second year at the St.George Queensland Reds, Brandon Paenga-Amosa will look to build on a successful maiden breakout season in 2018.

The powerful hooker made his Reds debut in Round 2 last year, before going on to make his Australian debut and playing four Tests for the Wallabies in 2018.

Following impressive performances for Southern Districts in the Shute Shield and two NSW-based National Rugby Championship sides, Paenga-Amosa played four games with McInnes Wilson Lawyers Brisbane City in 2018.

The powerful hooker racked up six tries in seven appearances for the Western Sydney Rams in 2016, before shifting to the NSW Country Eagles for the 2017 season, scoring five tries in seven games – including a hat-trick against Brisbane City in Orange in the last round.

Highlights

2018

Made his Super Rugby debut as the Reds’ starting hooker in Round 2 against the Rebels in Melbourne. Capped a remarkable rise, making his Test debut for Australia against Ireland and went on to start all three Tests in the June series, before coming off the bench in the second half against South Africa in The Rugby Championship. Made his debut for Brisbane City in Round 1 against the Western Force and went on to play four matches and score a try in their final match of the season against the Canberra Vikings at Easts.

Representative Honours

NSW Schoolboys (2013)

Australian Barbarians (2017)

NRC (2016-2017)

Queensland (2018-)

Wallabies (2018)