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Canberra Raiders => RNA Player of the Year Awards => Topic started by: Archie on August 04, 2016, 01:57:57 PM

Title: 2015 RNA Canberra Raiders Player Of The Year
Post by: Archie on August 04, 2016, 01:57:57 PM
Congratulations to the 2015 RNA Raiders Player of the Year, Iosia Soliola!

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In 2015, Sia Soliola returned to the NRL after a five year stint in the Super League and made an immediate impact at the Raiders. His tough carries on the field were matched only by his leadership off it as he quickly became a leader in the forward pack.

Soliola's season was cut short when he suffered a badly fractured cheekbone whilst playing against the Cowboys in Townsville. The injury  forced him to drive all the way back down the east coast to Canberra. Despite missing a significant amount of footy, Sia made such an impression on both his team mates and fans of the Green Machine that he was impossible to look past for this award. He was also named as the 2015 Mal Meninga Medalist.