Thomas Leuluai

A Wigan Warriors 'dream team' of the club's New Zealand players

After Thomas Leuluai was hailed one of Wigan's best overseas players, it got us thinking about the club's brilliant New Zealand players.


Here is a 'dream team' of Wigan's Kiwi contingent over the years...

A former Junior Kiwi, the elusive star began his career as a full-back before moving to No.6. He left Wigan at the end of 1998 for Bradford before switching codes.

1. Full-back: Henry Paul

A former Junior Kiwi, the elusive star began his career as a full-back before moving to No.6. He left Wigan at the end of 1998 for Bradford before switching codes.
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The Beast added a physical presence to the all-conquering Wigan side after joining in 1987. Played mainly at centre, including Wembley finals from 1988 to 91, but also figured on the wing.

2. Wing: Kevin Iro

The Beast added a physical presence to the all-conquering Wigan side after joining in 1987. Played mainly at centre, including Wembley finals from 1988 to 91, but also figured on the wing.
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The classy centre spent five years at Wigan from 2008, forming a lethal partnership with winger Pat Richards particularly during their title-winning 2010 campaign.

3. Centre: George Carmont

The classy centre spent five years at Wigan from 2008, forming a lethal partnership with winger Pat Richards particularly during their title-winning 2010 campaign.
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He played at Wigan from 1908-13 and went on to become a manager (the photo shows him leading training) and radio commentator. He had the Challenge Cup man of the match named after him. Buried in Ince cemetery

4. Centre: Lance Todd

He played at Wigan from 1908-13 and went on to become a manager (the photo shows him leading training) and radio commentator. He had the Challenge Cup man of the match named after him. Buried in Ince cemetery
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