Mose Masoe

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Full Name Mose Masoe
Age 31 Years Old
Nick Name Mose
Gender Male
Birth Date May 17th, 1989
Birth Place Wellington

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About Mose Masoe

Mose Masoe is a retired Samoa former international rugby league footballer. He played as a prop for Hull Kingston Rovers in the Betfred Super League before his retirement. Additionally, he has played for the Sydney Roosters, Penrith Panthers in the NRL previously. Not only this but also he was contracted to the St. George Illawarra Dragons, but did not feature in the first team due to serious injury. He also played for St. Helens in the Super League with whom he won the 2014 Super League Grand Final. In January 2020, he was taken from the field on a stretcher during the club's pre-season friendly against Wakefield Trinity after suffering a serious spinal injury. On 16th January 2020, it was announced that he would not play rugby league again and was forced into early retirement. 

Recent in the news, Mose Masoe takes his first steps unaided just eight months after suffering a serious spinal injury and being told he'd be lucky to walk again. Earlier this year, the former NRL star's rugby league career came to an abrupt end after he hurt his neck during a pre-season game for Hull Kingston Rovers in the UK Super League. The incident, which occurred during an innocuous tackle with a Wakefield Trinity player, left Masoe paralyzed from the waist down. Doctors told him he would be lucky to ever walk again. He has made a startling recovery. Initially, he spent three long months in a Hull hospital bed recovering. 

Mose Masoe Recovering from Injury

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Mose Masoe is famous for being a retired rugby player due to injury. He is best known for his playing career as a prop for Hull Kingston Rovers in the Betfred Super League, as well as for Sydney Roosters, Penrith Panthers, St. Helens. 

On 17th May 1989, Mose Masoe was born in Wellington, New Zealand. As of 2020, he celebrated his 31st birthday. His nationality is New Zealander and his ethnicity is New Zealander-White. His race is White and Taurus is his Zodiac sign. He is Christian by religion. He was born to his parents; Ligo Masoe (father) and Silipi Masoe (mother). He also has three siblings (sisters); Say Faananafu Masoe, Jenny Moe Masoe, and Elenoa Masoe. He played his junior football for the Randwick Kingfishers in the Wellington Rugby League competition and the Wellington Orcas in the Bartercard Cup.

Mose Masoe is very handsome with a charming personality. He stands tall at the height of 6 ft 6 in and his balanced weight consists of 125 Kg or 19 st 10 lb. His body build is average. He maintains his body by doing frequent workouts and exercises. He is very conscious of his health. During his rugby career, he has been injured quite often. Recently, a serious spinal injury took place in January 2020 which forced him to retire from rugby career. 

Mose Masoe's Rugby Career

  • Mose Masoe began his rugby career after he was signed by the Sydney Roosters. For the team, he played the National Youth Competition team in 2008 and 2009, scoring 2 tries in 17 games.
  • He made his NRL debut for the Sydney Roosters against the Gold Coast Titans in round 12 of the 2010 NRL season. 
  • Altogether, he played 12 games for the Sydney Roosters in his debut season as the club reached the 2010 NRL Grand Final but he was not featured in the final. 
  • He was also he part of the Newtown Jets team that won the 2012 New South Wales Cup competition.
  • After that, he signed a two-year contract with the Penrith Panthers on 7th December 2012 where he played 17 games for Penrith in the 2013 NRL season as the club missed out on the finals.
  • He signed a 2-year contract with Super League team St. Helens on 26th June 2013. 
  • As St. Helens reached the 2014 Super League Grand Final, he was selected to play as one of the starting props in their 14-6 victory over the Wigan Warriors at Old Trafford.
  • He then signed a two-year contract with the St. George Illawarra Dragons pm 29th June 2015. 
  • Due to an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) knee injury, he was out for the entire 2016 rugby league season being released without having played in a single game for St. George Illawarra.
  • After that, he penned a deal to join Hull Kingston Rovers for the remainder of the 2017 Championship season, with the option to extend his contract for the 2018 season based on the club gaining promotion back to the Super League.
  • For the team, he made his debut on 6th August 2017 in a 26-22 Qualifiers victory over Halifax at Craven Park.
  • It was revealed on 26th June 2018, that he had signed a new three-year contract extension to stay at Hull Kingston Rovers until at least the end of the 2021 rugby league season.
  • He was taken from the field on a stretcher during the club's pre-season friendly against Wakefield Trinity after suffering a serious spinal injury in January 2020. Due to which, he was rushed to the hospital where he had emergency surgery. 
  • It was announced on 16th January 2020 that he would not play rugby league again and was forced into early retirement.
  • Hull KR head coach Tony Smith spoke to the media saying "This is a career-ending injury. If Mose is able to walk again that will be a success. I don't want to paint a picture that everything is going to be fine and he’s going to be back doing things he used to do. It’s going to be a long old haul for Mose".
  • During his injury rehabilitation, he was able to first take unaided steps in September 2020.

Mose Masoe, a former rugby player

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Moreover, 

  • He has previously played for the Junior Kiwis. 
  • He was selected in the Samoan and New Zealand train-on squads in the 2010 season. 
  • He was selected in the Samoan and New Zealand train-on squads once again opting to play for Samoa in the 2013 season. 
  • He was selected in the Samoan squad and made his debut at the 2013 Rugby League World Cup. 
  • Additionally, he was selected in Samoa's 24-man squad for the Four Nations series on 7th October 2014. 

Awards and Achievements of Mose Masoe

Club (St. Helens 2014-15)

  • Super League (1): 2014

Mose Masoe's Wife, Carissa

Mose Masoe is a married man. He was married to his beautiful wife, Carissa. Details about their love story, married date, and more is still to get unfold yet. It is known that the duo is blessed with three kids. Recently due to the injury of Mose Masoe, his wife, Carissa has posted an inspiring message on the Hull KR co-captain. He suffered a career-ending spinal injury during Hull KR’s pre-season friendly against Wakefield back in January. He is recovering at Pinderfields Hospital in Wakefield, and his wife Carissa shared a moving update on her Instagram account. She wrote: "Whilst we’ve been in isolation the last four weeks at home (literally every day) this guy here has been grinding away every single day for the last three months so he can get back home to be with us and I couldn't be more proud of you Mose. You amaze me daily and I learn from you all the time. Your positivity, strength, and determination are always influencing not just your little family but everyone around you and although it's been a bloody hard slog so far, you've taken it all in your stride and we get comfort in the fact knowing that we will be together again soon! "Our life will definitely be different, but we will navigate through it together as we always do. Our babies are so lucky to have someone like you to look up to." His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. There is no past affairs and dating records of Mose Masoe. 

Mose Masoe with his wife, Carissa and their kids

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Mose Masoe's Net Worth

Mose Masoe is a very talented rugby player who has just retired due to injury. Throughout his career, he has made a huge amount of money from a rugby career. As of 2020, the net worth of Mose Masoe is estimated to have between $1 Million-$5 Million whereas the salary of Mose is still to get unrevealed yet. Without a doubt, he is making good earnings from his career and he is satisfied with his earnings. His major source of wealth comes from a rugby career.