Jacksonville Axemen Rugby League

121 Financial Jacksonville Axemen Import Player Profile:

Montana Northcroft

Hometown: Auckland, New Zealand

Family life/background: 21 years old and currently studying at UNF for a semester as part a Bachelor of Business degree. Has lived in Auckland, New Zealand all his life, and is of Maori and New Zealand European ethnicity.

Years Playing Rugby League: Has played a mixture of Rugby League and rugby since the age of 5. Played Rugby League at a Junior level for Te Atatu Roosters, in Auckland. Then played rugby for Massey RFC, then Westlake Boys High School, followed by Takapuna RFC and North Shore RFC.

Position: Half back, Stand-off, Centre.

Most notable teams, Championships, awards, etc: Westlake Boys rugby league National’s team, more for rugby union.

Most recent team: North Shore RFC (Rugby Football Club)

How you heard about the Axemen: “Whilst studying and playing rugby for UNF, heard about the team and the competition.”

What you would like to bring to the team this season: “The experience I have gained from back home, a high level of guidance on the field, a professional attitude off it, and a bit of New Zealand flavor.”

What you look forward to most for the 2018 season and playing in the USA: “I am looking forward to gaining the International experience of Rugby League, the city, meeting all the boys but mainly putting in the hard yards and bringing home the silverware.”