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Jeremiah Nanai

2nd Row


Player Bio

Date of Birth:
18 February 2003
Henderson, NZ
Previous Club:
Junior Club:
Cairns Kangaroos

In his first season with the NRL squad, Jeremiah Nanai won’t turn 18 until February, four months after his first training session with the top squad.

The stocky second-rower was awarded the Michael Morgan Medal for best and fairest in the 2020 Aaron Payne Cup.

Signed to the Cowboys Cairns Academy as a 15-year-old, Nanai moved to Townsville for his final two years of High School at Kirwan State High and was a crucial member of the Bears’ National Championship victory in 2019.

As a Cairns product, Nanai has been allocated to the Northern Pride in 2021 and will still be eligible to play under 18s.


Favourite TV show as a child: Home and Away
Favourite comedian: Jimmy Carr
Worst purchase you’ve made: Bubble tea drink
If you could live the life of one TV/movie character, who would it be: The Rock
One famous person you’d like to meet: Tupac
What is your signature dish to cook: Cake


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