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Francis Molo

Prop

Cowboys

Player Bio

Height:
183 cm
Weight:
112 kg
Age:
24
Date of Birth:
03 September 1994
Birthplace:
Auckland, NZ
Nickname:
Frank
Debut Club:
Brisbane Broncos
Opposition:
Wests Tigers
Date:
24 May 2014
Round:
11
Previous Club:
Brisbane Broncos
Junior Club:
Aspley Devils
Biography:

Cowboy #272

Tough forward Francis Molo signed with the Cowboys on a one-year deal after linking with Queensland Cup team the Townsville Blackhawks during the team’s 2017 campaign.

Molo, 23, was part of the Brisbane Broncos’ 2014-15 NRL squads after a successful under-20s career at the club, which included selection in the Queensland under-20s team.

The young prop made his NRL debut in Round 11, 2014 against the West Tigers, and would go on to play a further six games the following year.

After leaving the Broncos ahead of the 2016 season, Molo continued to play for Broncos feeder team Norths in the Queensland Cup before making the move to Townsville in a bid to re-ignite his NRL career by catching the eye of Cowboys scouts.

That hard work was rewarded with an NRL squad contract, with Molo keen to repay the faith shown by the club in him.

After almost three years out of the top grade, Francis Molo fought his way back to the NRL in 2018 on the back of some sensational performances for Cowboys feeder club the Townsville Blackhawks in the Queensland Cup.

Molo made his Cowboys debut in Round 11 against South Sydney and made an instant impression with his high-octane style of play.

Molo re-signed with the Cowboys for the 2019 and 2020 seasons in June and will be hoping to become a regular in Green’s side next season.

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Favourite movie: Happy Gilmore
Favourite sports team: All Blacks
Favourite athlete growing up: Mike Tyson
Who would play you in a movie?: Dwayne Johnson
If you could eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?: Seafood
Most ridiculous fact you know: KFC is bad for you
First CD: Labour of Love – UB40
Run on song: Anything by 2Pac
Event you would most like to attend: Olympics
One superpower: To be able to fly
Childhood career ambition: NRL player
Pre-game meal: Spaghetti bolognaise
Favourite joke: Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to the other side…
One word to describe yourself: Mellow

Career

Appearances
19
Tries
0

2019 Season

Appearances
6

Scoring

Tries
0

Attack

Tackle Breaks
6
Average Hit Ups
4.7
Post Contact Metres
118.7

Passing

Offloads
4

Defence

Tackles Made
72
Tackle Efficiency

Running Metres

Average Running Metres
61.1
Total Running Metres
366

Fantasy

Total Points
117
Average Points
19

2019 Season - By Round

2019 Season - By Round
Round Opponent Score Position Minutes Played Tries Goals Points 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 Dragons Won 24 - 12 Interchange 15 - - - - - 1 20 1 7 11 1 58 39 19
2 Broncos Lost 29 - 10 Interchange 23 - - - - - - 30 2 8 13 1 83 68 15
3 Sharks Lost 16 - 42 Interchange 20 - - - - - - 20 - 6 12 3 63 19 44
4 Raiders Lost 12 - 30 Interchange 17 - - - - - 2 14 - 4 13 - 46 26 19
5 Storm Lost 12 - 18 Interchange 26 - - - - - 3 30 1 9 13 2 100 67 32
6 Warriors Won 10 - 17 Interchange 7 - - - - - - 5 - 2 10 1 14 14 -

Career By Season

Career By Season
Year Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals Points Tackle Breaks Post Contact Metres Offloads Tackles Made Missed Tackles Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Broncos 2014 1 1 - - 100% - - - - - - 10 1 5 5.00 - 9 9.0
Broncos 2015 5 4 1 - 80% - - - 1 95 1 51 2 239 47.86 88 74 14.8
Cowboys 2018 7 2 5 - 29% - - - 2 96 1 88 12 264 37.71 13 91 13.0
Cowboys 2019 6 2 4 - 33% - - - 6 119 4 72 8 366 61.12 130 117 19.0

Career Overall

Career Overall
Year Start Year End Played Won Lost Drawn Win % Tries Goals Points Tackle Breaks Post Contact Metres Offloads Tackles Made Missed Tackles Total Running Metres Average Running Metres Kick Return Metres Total Points Average Points
Cowboys 2018 2018 13 4 9 - - - - - 8 215 5 160 20 630 48.00 143 208 16.0

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