Representative Honours: North Queensland Cowboys Elite Squad Rugby League (2012), Queensland U16s (2013), Queensland U16s Rugby League (2013), Queensland Schoolboys (2014), Australian Schoolboys (2014), Queensland U20s (2015), Reds Elite Development Squad (2015), Queensland Country (2015), Reds (2016-)
Izaia Perese is a product of Queensland Rugby’s Pathway system having represented the Queensland U16s, the Queensland Schoolboys and most recently the Queensland Country.
He was part of the title winning Anglican Church Grammar First XV in 2014 and went on to represent the Australian Schoolboys. Perese played both Premier Colts and Premier Grade for Easts in BLK Queensland Premier Rugby during 2015 before earning selection for Queensland Country.
A knee injury sustained in the Country v City derby in 2015 saw Perese on the sidelines for the majority of the 2016 Premier Rugby season. He returned for the Tigers to play GPS but was again hampered by injury.
NRC Debut: 2015 v Melbourne Rising, Gold Coast
NRC Caps: 3
NRC Points: 10
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