Willie Poching

  • Name:
    Willie Poching
    Nickname:
    Blinky
    Date of Birth:
    30/08/73
    Height:
    183cm
    Weight:
    103 kg
    Nationality:
    • New Zealand
    • Samoa
    Current Status:
    Hull KR Assistant Coach
    Warriors #:
    20
    Warriors Debut (Date and Match Details):
    28th March 1995 vs Western Suburbs Magpies
    Junior Club:
    Northcote Tigers, Marist Saints
    Signed From:
    Brisbane Broncos
    Position:
    • Second Row
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    Former Warriors forward he was signed from the Brisbane Broncos junior after touring NZ with the Western Samoa team. He only played 2 games for the Warriors and wasnt re-signed after 1996. Also played for Hunslet in 1988 and Wakefield Trinity in 1999-01.

    He also represented Western Samoa in the 1995 World Cup and Samoa in 2000. Poching moved to Leeds in 2002 and appeared in the 2003 English Challenge Cup Final. He was also a member of the Leeds team that won the 2004 English Super League grand final.

    • 1994 - Samoa TOA
    • 1995 - Played for Auckland Warriors, New Zealand
    • 1996 - Played for North Queensland Cowboys, Australia
    • 1997 - Played for Hunter Mariners, Australia
    • 1998 - Played for St George Dragons, Australia
    • 1999 - Played for Wakefield Trinity, England
    • 2002 - Played for Leeds Rhinos, England
    • 2004 - Super League Grand Final Champions
    • 2005 - New Zealand Kiwis
    • 2009 - Head Coach Samoa TOA
    • 2010 - Assistant Coach Warrington Wolves
    • 2014 - Assistant Coach Hull KR
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