Taane Milne - South Sydney Player Report

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FG Player - 1169

Milne was a member of the South Sydney premiership decider making squad in 2021. He is also a one time South Sydney Reserve Grade premiership winning squad member in 2023.

Milne came to South Sydney as a journey man, playing Australian Schoolboy Rugby Union player who played with Randwick. He also played for the JUnior Kiwis in 2014 and 2015. He had stints with Sydney Roosters, St George-Illawarra, Wests, Mt Pritchard and the Warriors. He was also a Fiji international before coming to South Sydney. He made his South Sydney senior grade premiership debut in the 2021 Round 6 clash against Western Suburbs at Stadium Australia. A month later he made his South Sydney first grade premiership debut in the 2021 Round 10 Magic Round clash against Cronulla-Sutherland at the Lang Park Stadium.

Milne is a firey powerful running right winger, who carts the ball up with great effect. He has played a number of games at centre and second row.

Milne continued his international career with Fiji after joining South Sydney, starting with the 2022 Pacific Test against Papua-New Guinea.

Playing - Height / Weight
           183cm / 99kg

Representative Qualification
Fiji

Date of Birth
Auckland, NZ - 19th May 1995

Previous Clubs                             First Grade :          Lower Grades :               Juniors
                                       M  T  G  FG  Pt :       M  T  G  FG  Pt :       M  T  G  FG  Pt
Sydney Roosters       (2012-13)                        :                       : U18   .  7  1   -  30
Randwick RU           (2011-13)
Sydney Roosters       (2013-15)                        : NYC  38 26 15   - 134
Illawarra             (2016-17)                        : NSWC 29 11  3   -  50
St George-Illawarra   (2016-17) NRL   18  1   -  -   4 :
Wests                 (2018)                           : NSWC  3  1  -   -   4
Mt Pritchard          (2018-19)                        : NSWC 11  4 13   -  42
Warriors              (2019-20) NRL    1  -   -  -   - : NSWC 19  5 15   -  50

Previous Rep Honours                   M  T   G FG  Pt
Australian Schoolboys RU (2013)
Junior Kiwis          (2014-15)        2  -   -  -   -
NZ Maori              (2016)                            (Squad)
Fiji                  (2017-19)        9  4   8  -  32
Fiji 9s               (2019)           3  -   -  -   -

Playing Career at South Sydney (2021-24)

South Sydney First Grade Debut
2021 Rd10 LngS v Cronulla(25y 361d)

Contracted Until
End of 2024

First Grade
                               Premiership :                Pre-Season Challenge
         M   S   I   T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts :   M   S   I   T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts
2021    12  12   -   8   -      -   -   32
2022    22  20  (2) 10   -      -   -   40
2023    14  14   -   2   -      -   -    8 :   -   -   -   -   -      -   -    -

TOTAL   48  46  (2) 20   -      -   -   80 :   -   -   -   -   -      -   -    -

SS FG   48  46  (2) 20   -      -   -   80

South Sydney Senior Grade Debut
2021 Rd06 StAu v Wests (Reserve Grade)

Lower Grades
                          (RG) Premiership :             (RG) State Championship
Year     M   S   I   T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts :   M   S   I   T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts
2021     4   4   -   1   -      -   -    4 :
2022     2   2   -   -   -      -   -    - :
2023     5   5   -   -   -      -   -    - :   -   -   -   -   -      -   -    -

TOTAL   11  11   -   1   -      -   -    4 :   -   -   -   -   -      -   -    -

South Sydney Senior(FG/RG/3G) Grade Career
                               Premiership :                                 Cup :                         All Matches
         M   S   I   T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts :   M   S   I   T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts :   M   S   I   T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts
CAREER  59  57  (2) 21   -      -   -   84 :   -   -   -   -   -      -   -    - :  59  57  (2) 21   -      -   -   84 

Match Statistics at South Sydney

Versus - First Grade                       : Lower Grades
                          (FG) Premiership :       (RG) Premiership
                     T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts :  T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts
Brisbane             3   -      -   -   12 :
Canterbury           1   -      -   -    4 :
Cronulla             3   -      -   -   12 :
Gold Coast           1   -      -   -    4 :
Nth Qld              3   -      -   -   12 :
Penrith                                    :  1   -      -   -    4
St Geo-Ill           3   -      -   -   12 :
Syd Rstrs            2   -      -   -    8 :
Wests-Tig            3   -      -   -   12 :
Warriors             2   -      -   -    8 :

Venues  - First Grade                      : Lower Grades
                          (FG) Premiership :       (RG) Premiership
                     T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts :  T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts
StAu                 6   -      -   -   24 :
Dubb                                       :  1   -      -   -    4
Leic                 1   -      -   -    4 :
LngS                 4   -      -   -   16 :
NISC                 3   -      -   -   12 :
Robi                 2   -      -   -    8 :
SFS2                 4   -      -   -   16 :
SunS                 1   -      -   -    4 :

2021                                                                   First Grade Statistics     :                                                                       Lower Grade Statistics
                                Min Tac Pe 6A MT LB  Rn  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG 2FG     :                                Min Tac Pe 6A MT LB  Rn  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG 2FG
Rd06                                                                                              : RG   RCnt  #3 Wests      StAu L 50   5  -  -  2  -  10   -  121  2  -   1  -  -  -     -   -
Rd07                                                                                              : RG   RCnt  #3 Parramatta Ring L 80   4  -  -  2  1  12   -  120  -  -   1  -  -  -     -   -
Rd08                                                                                              : RG   RWng  #3 Canberra   Belc L 80   3  -  -  -  -  15   -  120  1  2   -  -  -  -     -   -
Rd10  RWng  #5 Cronulla   LngS W 80   4  -  -  -  -  15   2  123  -  2   1  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd11                                                                                              : RG   LCnt  #3 Penrith    Dubb L 80   3  -  -  3  1  18   -  171  1  7   -  -  1  -     -   -
Rd12  RWng  #5 Parramatta StAu W 80  10  -  -  2  1  10   1   80  2  1   1  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd14  RWng  #5 Newcastle  StAu W 80   8  2  1  -  -  13   1  102  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd15  RWng  #5 Brisbane   LngS W 80   1  -  -  1  1  18   1  154  1  1   -  -  1  -     -   -     :
Rd16  RWng  #5 Wests-Tig  Leic W 80   3  -  -  1  2   9   -  114  -  -   -  -  1  -     -   -     :
Rd17  RWng  #5 Nth Qld    NISC W 80   1  -  -  -  3  13   3  163  -  1   -  -  3  -     -   -     :
Rd18  RWng  #5 Canterbury Robi W 80   8  -  -  -  1  14   1  116  1  1   1  -  1  -     -   -     :
Rd19  RCnt #14 Warriors   SunS W 80  11  -  -  3  -  10   1   90  2  1   1  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd20  RCnt #18 St Geo-Ill LngS W 80  10  -  1  1  1  10   1   99  2  1   1  -  1  -     -   -     :
Rd21  RCnt  #4 Parramatta Robi W 64  17  2  -  3  -   8   -   55  -  1   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd22  RCnt  #4 Gold Coast Robi W 48   9  -  1  5  -   8   -   57  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd25  LWng  #2 St Geo-Ill SunS W 80   4  -  -  1  1  19   3  172  1  3   1  -  1  -     -   -     :

2021 TOTALS                     912  86  4  3 17 10 147  14 1325  9 12   6  -  8  -     -   -     :                                290  15  -  -  7  2  55   -  532  4  9   2  -  1  -     -   -

2021 FG Average Minutes          -  76.0
2021 FG Average Tackles (80 min) -   7.5
2021 FG Average Runs    (80 min) -  12.9
2021 FG Average Meters per run   -   9.0m
2021 FG Tackling Ability         -  83.5%

2022                                                                   First Grade Statistics     :                                                                       Lower Grade Statistics
                                Min Tac Pe 6A MT LB  Rn  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG 2FG     :                                Min Tac Pe 6A MT LB  Rn  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG 2FG
ChSh  Int  #24 St Geo-Ill Mudg L 40   6  -  -  2  -   5   1   39  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd01  RWng  #5 Brisbane   LngS L 80   5  -  -  1  -  15   1  122  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd02  RWng  #5 Melbourne  MRSt L 80   8  -  -  1  -  14   1  124  1  1   1  1  -  -     -   -     :
Rd03  LCnt  #3 Syd Rstrs  StAu W 80   7  2  -  2  -  11   -   98  -  2   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd04  LCnt  #3 Penrith    Penr L 80   9  -  1  1  -  14   1   86  1  1   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd05  LCnt  #3 St Geo-Ill StAu W 80  17  -  -  2  1  17   -  173  1  3   -  -  1  -     -   -     :
Rd06  LCnt  #3 Canterbury StAu W 63   6  1  -  1  -  10   -   79  1  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd07  LCnt  #3 Wests-Tig  WSS  L 70   9  -  -  2  -  10   1   99  1  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd08  Suspended                                                                                   :
Rd09  RWng #19 Brisbane   StAu L 80   7  -  -  -  3  17   -  156  1  -   -  -  2  -     -   -     :
Rd10  RWng  #5 Warriors   LngS W 80   6  -  -  -  2  15   1  124  -  1   -  -  2  -     -   -     :
Rd11  RWng  #5 Canberra   Dubb L 27   2  -  -  -  -   6   1   45  1  1   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd12  RWng  #5 Wests-Tig  StAu W 80   6  -  -  1  -  11   -  114  2  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd14  RCnt  #3 Gold Coast Robi W 80  20  2  2  4  1  12   -  131  -  1   -  -  1  -     -   -     :
Rd15  RCnt  #3 St Geo-Ill Woll L 80  18  3  -  4  -  10   1   78  1  1   2  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd16  18th     Parramatta                                                                         :
Rd17  RCnt  #3 Newcastle  NISC W 80  13  -  -  -  -  14   -  102  1  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd18  RCnt  #3 Canterbury StAu W 42   8  -  -  6  -   5   -   22  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd19                                                                                              : RG   SRow #12 Mt Prtchrd StAu W 80  30  1  -  1  -  11   -  129  2  2   -  -  -  -     -   -
Rd20                                                                                              : RG   SRow #12 Newtown    Hens L 80  29  1  1  6  -   6   -   60  1  3   -  -  -  -     -   -
Rd21  18th     Warriors                                                                           :
Rd22  Int  #18 Parramatta WSS  W 15   3  -  -  -  -   5   -   59  -  1   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd23  Int  #14 Penrith    StAu L 17   7  -  -  -  -   3   -   20  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd24  RWng #19 Nth Qld    StAu W 80   3  1  -  -  -  13   1  148  2  1   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd25  RWng  #5 Syd Rstrs  SFS2 L 80   4  -  -  -  2  18   3  135  -  4   -  -  2  -     -   -     :
mPSF  RWng  #5 Syd Rstrs  SFS2 W 60   3  2  -  1  -  10   -  103  1  1   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
MSF   RWng  #5 Cronulla   SFS2 W 80   8  1  -  -  3  14   2  120  1  1   -  1  2  -     -   -     :
MF    RWng  #5 Penrith    StAu L 63   4  1  -  1  -  15   -  135  2  1   -  -  -  -     -   -     :

2022 TOTALS                    1477 173 13  3 27 12 259  13 2273 17 20   3  2 10  -     -   -     :                                 160  59  2  1  7  -  17   -  189  3  5   -  -  -  -     -   -

2022 FG Average Minutes          -  67.1
2022 FG Average Tackles (80 min) -   9.4
2022 FG Average Runs    (80 min) -  14.0
2022 FG Average Meters per run   -   8.8m
2022 FG Tackling Ability         -  86.5%

2023                                                                      First Grade Statistics     :                                                                          Lower Grade Statistics
                                Min Tac Pe 6A MT LA LB  Rn  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG 2FG     :                                Min Tac Pe 6A MT LA LB  Rn  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG 2FG
Pre02 Suspended                                                                                      :
Rd01  Suspended                                                                                      :
Rd02                                                                                                 : RG   RCnt  #4 Penrith    Penr L 80   8  1  -  -  -  -  12   -  113  1  1   -  -  -  -     -   -
Rd03                                                                                                 : RG   RCnt  #4 Syd Rstrs  Went L 80  18  -  -  3  -  -  11   -  126  1  2   -  -  -  -     -   -
Rd04                                                                                                 : RG   LSRw  #4 Blacktown  StAu W 80  19  1  -  2  -  -  12   -  126  2  2   -  -  -  -     -   -
Rd06  LWng  #2 Canterbury StAu W 80   2  -  -  -  -  1  13   1  119  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd07  RWng #18 Dolphins   LngS W 80   9  -  -  1  -  1  13   1  147  1  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd08  RWng #18 Penrith    StAu W 80   4  -  -  1  -  -  20   2  103  1  1   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd09  RWng  #5 Brisbane   LngS W 80   4  -  -  2  -  2  18   1  182  2  1   -  1  -  -     -   -     :
Rd10  RWng  #5 Melbourne  LngS W 80   4  -  -  1  -  -  16   -  140  1  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd11  RWng  #5 Wests-Tig  StAu W 80   1  -  -  1  -  3  25   -  271  2  -   -  -  2  -     -   -     :
Rd12  RWng  #5 Parramatta SFS2 L 80   2  -  -  1  -  -  14   -  125  1  1   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd13  RWng  #5 Canberra   StAu L 80   7  -  -  -  -  -  12   -   80  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd14  18th     Gold Coast                                                                            :
Rd15  18th     St Geo-Ill                                                                            : RG   LCnt  #4 St Geo-Ill Koga W 80   7  -  -  2  2  -  11   -   84  -  3   -  1  -  -     -   -
Rd18  RCnt #19 Warriors   MtSm W 80   5  -  -  1  -  -  17   -  161  -  2   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd19  RCnt  #4 Canterbury StAu L 70  13  2  -  3  -  -  13   1  120  3  -   1  1  -  -     -   -     :
Rd21  RWng  #5 Brisbane   SunS L 80   4  -  -  1  -  -  12   -  113  1  1   1  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd22  RWng  #5 Wests-Tig  Tamw W 80   6  -  -  -  -  2  13   -  127  -  1   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd23  18th     Cronulla                                                                              :
Rd24  RWng  #5 St Geo-Ill Crns W 80   4  1  -  2  -  1  21   -  233  -  2   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd25  RWng  #5 Newcastle  NISC L 80   3  1  -  2  -  2  14   -  158  2  1   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd27  18th     Syd Rstrs                                                                             : RG   RCnt  #4 Warriors   NSO  W 80  10  1  -  1  2  1  17   1  168  1  6   -  1  -  -     -   -

2023 TOTALS                    1110  68  4  - 16  - 12 221   6 2079 14 10   2  2  2  -     -   -     :                                400  62  3  -  8  4  1  63   1  617  5 14   -  2  -  -     -   -

2023 FG Average Minutes          -  79.3
2023 FG Average Tackles (80 min) -   4.9
2023 FG Average Runs    (80 min) -  15.9
2023 FG Average Meters per run   -   9.4m
2023 FG Tackling Ability         -  81.0%

2024                                                                      First Grade Statistics     :                                                                          Lower Grade Statistics
                                Min Tac Pe 6A MT LA LB  Rn  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG 2FG     :                                Min Tac Pe 6A MT LA LB  Rn  DR    m Er OL   K TA  T  G    FG 2FG
Trial RCnt  #3 Manly      Gosf L 80   -  1  1  -  -  -   -   -    -  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Pre01 RWng  #5 St Geo-Ill Koga W 55  13  1  -  3  -  -  10   1   87  2  1   1  2  -  1/1   -   -     :
Rd01                                                                                                 : RG   RWng  #5 Blacktown  Brok L 80   3  -  -  1  -  -  14   -  139  2  3   -  -  -  -     -   -
Rd02  RWng #19 Brisbane   LngS L 80   5  -  -  2  -  -  19   -  158  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd03  RWng  #5 Syd Rstrs  SFS2 L 80   4  1  -  -  -  -  16   -  150  1  2   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd04  RWng  #5 Canterbury StAu W 80   1  2  -  -  -  -  19   1  111  -  -   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd05  RWng  #5 Warriors   StAu L 80   4  -  -  -  -  -  25   -  234  -  3   -  -  -  -     -   -     :
Rd06  RWng  #5 Cronulla   StAu L 80   6  -  -  -  -  1  14   -  121  3  1   -  -  1  -     -   -     :

Captaincy Record at South Sydney

Year  Grade   M(  W- D-L      %)
never

Suspension Record at South Sydney

Year       Grade  v              Fine Wk CO  Ldg G CHARGE
2021 Rd17  FG     Nth Qld      $1,150  -  -   -  1 Careless High Tackle
2021 Rd21  FG     Parramatta   $1,700  -  -  50% 1 Careless High Tackle
2022 Rd07  FG     Wests-Tig         -  1  -   0% 2 Careless High Tackle
2022 mPSF  FG     Syd Rstrs    $1,800  -  -   -  1 Careless High Tackle
2022 MF    FG     Penrith           -  6  -   -  2 Reckless High Tackle
2023 Rd18  FG     Warriors     $3,000  -  -  3rd 1 Dangerous Contact
2023 Rd19  FG     Canterbury   $3,000  -  -  3rd 1 Careless High Tackle

Sin Bins

Year       Grade v          CHARGE
2022 Rd07  FG    Wests-Tig  10SB Dangerous Tackle
2022 mPSF  FG    Syd Rstrs  10SB High Tackle
2022 mPSF  FG    Syd Rstrs  10SB High Tackle
2023 Rd19  FG    Canterbury 10SB Shoulder Charge

Player Awards

Year  Award
none

Representative Honours at South Sydney

Domestic
none

International                                    Internationals :                              Other
                              M   S   I   T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts :  M   S   I   T   G/A   FG 2FG  Pts
Fiji                 2022-23  4   4   -   -   -/1    -   -    - :

TOTAL                         4   4   -   -   -/1    -   -    - :  

ALL REPS                      4   4   -   -   -/1    -   -    -

Year Pos  Team                 Versus               Match         T  G/A  FG 2FG

2022      Fiji                 (RLWC2021 Extended Train-on Squad)
2022 Lock Fiji                 v PNG                Pacific Test  -  -/1   -   -
2022      Fiji                 v England            RLWC Warmup                           (DNP suspended)
2022      Fiji                 v Australia          RLWC2021                              (DNP suspended)
2022      Fiji                 v Italy              RLWC2021                              (DNP suspended)
2022      Fiji                 v Scotland           RLWC2021                              (DNP suspended) 

2023      Fiji                 (Pacific Bowl Squad)
2023 LSRw Fiji                 v Cook Islands       Pac Bowl      -  -     -   -
2023 LSRw Fiji                 v PNG                Pac Bowl      -  -     -   -
2023 LSRw Fiji                 v PNG                Pac Bowl F    -  -     -   -

Player News

Milne signs for 2021-22
2022 Milne Fiji Representative Weekend Selection
Milne 2023-24 Contract Extension

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