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Waqa Blake

Centre

Eels

Player Bio

Height:
190 cm
Date of Birth:
26 October 1994
Weight:
98 kg
Birthplace:
Lautoka, FIJ
Age:
26
Nickname:
-
Debut Club:
Penrith Panthers
Date:
06 April 2015
Opposition:
North Queensland Cowboys
Round:
5
Previous Club:
Penrith Panthers
Junior Club:
Brighton Sea Gulls
Biography:

The Parramatta Eels signed centre Waqa Blake on a four-and-half year contract , commencing in the final week of June 2019 and concluding at the end of the 2023 NRL Telstra Premiership season.

The powerful centre made his NRL debut with the Panthers in 2015 and has since scored 34 tries in 88 first grade appearances, finishing 2018 as the leading try scorer for his Club.

In 2019, Waqa made his Eels Club debut against the Warriors, finishing the season with two tries in his nine games in the Blue & Gold.

In 2015 Waqa was selected for NSW City Origin squad and made his international debut for Fiji in 2017.

Career

Appearances
119
Tries
43

2020 Season

Appearances
22

Scoring

Tries
6

Attack

Try Assists
4
Line Breaks
5
Tackle Breaks
40

Passing

Receipts
248

Defence

Tackles Made
314
Missed Tackles
67
Tackle Efficiency

Running Metres

Average Running Metres
84
Total Running Metres
1868

Fantasy

Total Points
548
Average Points
24.9

2020 Season - By Round

2020 Season - By Round
Round Opponent Score Position Minutes Played Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Forced Drop Outs Try Assists Linebreaks Tackle Breaks Post Contact Metres Offloads Receipts Tackles Made Missed Tackles Total Running Metres Hit Up Running Metres Kick Return Metres
1 Bulldogs Won 8 - 2 Centre 80 - - - 5 - - - 2 25 - 13 15 1 84 - -
2 Titans Won 6 - 46 Centre 80 - - - - - - - 3 29 1 13 7 4 85 - -
3 Broncos Won 6 - 34 Centre 80 1 - 4 - - - 1 1 41 2 16 9 4 121 - -
4 Sea Eagles Won 19 - 16 Centre 80 - - - - - - - 2 31 - 9 21 5 97 - -
5 Panthers Won 16 - 10 Centre 80 1 - 4 - - 1 1 6 24 - 14 18 3 91 - -
6 Roosters Lost 24 - 10 Centre 79 - - - - - - - - 10 1 8 19 8 48 - -
7 Raiders Won 25 - 24 Centre 76 - - - - - - - 1 29 - 7 5 3 61 - -
8 Cowboys Won 42 - 4 Centre 80 1 - 4 - - 1 - 1 54 2 12 9 - 107 - -
9 Knights Won 4 - 10 Centre 80 - - - - - - - 1 13 - 6 23 3 32 - -
10 Sea Eagles Lost 22 - 18 Centre 80 1 - 4 15 1 1 - 6 35 1 12 13 1 170 - -
11 Wests Tigers Won 26 - 16 Centre 80 - - - - - - 1 3 46 2 19 10 3 113 5 -
12 Bulldogs Won 16 - 18 Centre 80 - - - 7 - - - 5 53 1 16 13 - 115 - -
13 Sharks Won 12 - 14 Centre 80 - - - - - - - 1 26 - 6 5 3 58 - -
14 Dragons Lost 12 - 14 Centre 80 - - - - - 1 1 - 12 - 9 25 4 61 - -
15 Storm Won 14 - 0 Centre 80 1 - 4 9 - - 1 1 53 - 14 16 2 120 - 4
16 Rabbitohs Lost 0 - 38 Centre 80 - - - - - - - 1 21 1 6 14 3 48 - -
17 Warriors Won 18 - 24 Centre 80 1 - 4 - - - - 3 44 - 13 15 1 109 - 6
18 Panthers Lost 20 - 2 Centre 80 - - - - - - - 1 29 1 10 17 8 78 - -
19 Broncos Won 26 - 12 Centre 80 - - - - - - - 1 36 - 15 15 1 80 - -
20 Wests Tigers Won 24 - 28 Centre 80 - - - - - - - 1 38 1 11 19 2 86 - -
21 Storm Lost 36 - 24 Centre 80 - - - - - - - - 15 1 11 6 3 55 - -
22 Rabbitohs Lost 24 - 38 Centre 80 - - - - - - - - 16 1 8 20 5 42 - -

Career By Season

Career By Season
Year Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Kicking Metres Average Goal Conversion Rate Forced Drop Outs Try Assists Linebreaks Receipts Tackles Made Missed Tackles Tackle Efficiency Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Panthers 2015 18 6 12 - 33% 5 - 20 - - - - 1 7 236 210 41 80.79% 1,521 84.54 112 499 27.0
Panthers 2016 21 12 9 - 57% 8 - 32 69 3.29 - - 4 11 213 253 44 78.60% 1,727 82.28 155 590 28.0
Panthers 2017 23 13 10 - 57% 7 - 28 40 1.74 - 1 8 13 284 245 42 73.83% 2,161 93.00 174 720 31.3
Panthers 2018 16 10 6 - 62% 13 - 52 19 1.19 - - 5 7 181 179 27 82.21% 1,503 93.00 2 616 38.5
Panthers 2019 10 3 7 - 30% 1 - 4 38 3.80 - - 1 2 136 133 20 85.10% 1,010 101.00 41 262 26.2
Eels 2019 9 6 3 - 67% 3 - 12 13 1.48 - 1 2 5 110 131 30 77.33% 1,146 127.00 37 285 31.7
Eels 2020 22 15 7 - 68% 6 - 24 36 1.62 - 1 4 5 248 314 67 77.20% 1,868 84.00 12 548 24.9

Career Overall

Career Overall
Year Start Year End Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres Kicking Metres Average Goal Conversion Rate Forced Drop Outs Try Assists Linebreaks Receipts Tackles Made Missed Tackles Tackle Efficiency Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Panthers 2015 2019 88 44 44 - 50% 34 - 136 166 1.89 - 1 19 40 1,050 1,020 174 79.19% 7,932 90.00 486 2,665 30.3
Eels 2019 2020 31 21 10 - 68% 9 - 36 49 1.58 - 2 6 10 358 445 97 77.23% 3,014 97.00 49 833 26.9

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