Pat Leafa
Position Hooker
Date of birth 16 March 1989
Height 181cm
Weight 113kg


Second of the list of Melbourne Rising caps, Auckland-born Leafa moved to Melbourne to join the Rebels in 2013 following an outstanding season with the Tuggeranong Vikings in Canberra where he won the MacDougall Medal for the best player in the John I Dent Cup competition, all in in his first year living in Australia.

The mobile hooker enjoys the physicality of his role, and is renowned for his work-rate at the breakdown, his 'follow-me' attitude and consistent desire to improve and has made the most of his opportunities within the Rising and Rebels squads.

NRC 2017 season

Tries 3
Points 15
Carries 43
Metres 129
Successful Tackles 51
Missed Tackles 14