|Name Herman Ese'ese|
Height 1.87 m
|Weight 105 kg|
Herman Ese'ese (born 7 September 1994) is a New Zealand professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Newcastle Knights in the National Rugby League. He plays at prop. He previously played for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and Brisbane Broncos.
Born in Auckland, New Zealand, Ese'ese is of Samoan descent and played his junior rugby league for the Mangere East Hawks and Wests Panthers, before being signed by the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs in 2011.
In 2013 and 2014, Ese'ese played for the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs' NYC team.
In 2015, Ese'ese graduated to the Bulldogs' New South Wales Cup team. In Round 7 of the 2015 NRL season, he made his NRL debut for the Bulldogs against the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles. He was contracted to the Bulldogs until the end of 2016, however, after being stood down in April due to a drink driving charge, he was released from the final year of his contract. Late in the year, he signed with the Souths Logan Magpies in the Queensland Cup for 2016, while training with the Brisbane Broncos during the 2016 pre-season.
After gaining a contract with the Broncos during the pre-season, Ese'ese made his Broncos debut against the South Sydney Rabbitohs in Round 8 of the season. In September, he re-signed with the Broncos on a 2-year contract until the end of 2018.
In July, he signed a 3-year contract with the Newcastle Knights starting in 2018. In round 25, he scored his first ever NRL try against the Parramatta Eels, in the Broncos' 34-52 loss at Suncorp Stadium.