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Waqa Blake

Centre

Eels

Player Bio

Height:
190 cm
Weight:
98 kg
Age:
24
Date of Birth:
26 October 1994
Birthplace:
Lautoka, FIJ
Nickname:
-
Debut Club:
Penrith Panthers
Opposition:
North Queensland Cowboys
Date:
06 April 2015
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 2015 Waqa was selected for NSW City Origin squad and made his international debut for Fiji in 2017.

Career

Appearances
92
Tries
36

2019 Season

Appearances
14

Scoring

Tries
3

Attack

Try Assists
1
Line Breaks
3
Tackle Breaks
34

Passing

Receipts
185

Defence

Tackles Made
202
Missed Tackles
32
Tackle Efficiency

Running Metres

Average Running Metres
109.2
Total Running Metres
1528

Fantasy

Total Points
389
Average Points
27

2019 Season - By Round

2019 Season - By Round
Round Opponent Score Position Minutes Played Tries Goals Points Kicking Metres 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 Panthers Won 12 - 20 Centre 80 - - - - - - 6 32 - 12 22 1 115 - -
2 Bulldogs Won 16 - 36 Centre 80 - - - - - - 5 36 - 17 9 1 123 18 -
3 Roosters Lost 18 - 32 Centre 80 - - - - - - 1 38 - 16 7 1 79 - -
4 Sharks Won 24 - 12 Centre 84 - - - 20 1 - - 42 2 15 15 3 112 - -
5 Raiders Lost 19 - 0 Centre 80 - - - - - - 2 29 1 13 12 2 89 - -
6 Wests Tigers Won 51 - 6 Centre 80 1 - 4 - - 1 1 29 - 13 27 4 101 - -
7 Knights Lost 28 - 14 Centre 80 - - - - - - 3 36 1 20 13 3 130 - -
8 Dragons Won 32 - 18 Centre 80 - - - - - 1 4 35 - 15 13 1 124 - 40
10 Cowboys Lost 17 - 10 Centre 80 - - - 18 - - 3 48 - 12 8 3 115 - -
11 Panthers Lost 10 - 16 Centre 41 - - - - - - 1 - - 3 7 1 17 - -
19 Warriors Won 24 - 22 Centre 80 - - - - - - - 42 - 14 23 2 118 - 21
20 Dragons Won 4 - 12 Centre 70 - - - - - - 2 28 - 9 15 1 69 - -
21 Knights Won 20 - 14 Centre 80 - - - - - - 4 63 - 12 19 6 151 9 -
22 Titans Won 12 - 36 Centre 80 2 - 8 - - 1 2 56 1 14 12 3 178 - -

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% 2,156 93.75 174 730 31.0
Panthers 2018 16 10 6 - 63% 13 - 52 19 1.19 - - 5 7 180 179 27 82.21% 1,501 93.81 2 616 38.0
Eels 2019 14 7 7 - 50% 3 - 12 38 2.71 - - 1 3 185 202 32 83.65% 1,528 109.17 62 389 27.0

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 - - 34 - 136 166 1.89 - 1 19 40 1,049 1,018 174 79.18% 7,891 89.00 486 2,683 30.5
Eels 2019 2019 4 4 - - - 2 - 8 - - - - - 1 49 69 12 80.03% 518 129.00 21 126 31.5

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