Ben Murdoch-Masila played for the Wests Tigers and the Penrith Panthers in the National Rugby League, and the Salford Red Devils and the Warrington Wolves in the Super League.
16 Facts About Ben Murdoch-Masila
Ben Murdoch-Masila undertook a scholarship with Wests Tigers at Keebra Park High School and was a member of the team that won the 2009 Arrive Alive Cup.
Ben Murdoch-Masila made his NRL debut in the first round of the 2010 NRL semi finals against the Sydney Roosters.
Ben Murdoch-Masila is one of very few players to have made his first appearance in a finals match.
In 2011, Ben Murdoch-Masila made a further seven appearances, and may have made more if not for injuries.
Ben Murdoch-Masila is a strike weapon and can become a top line player of the game with the right kind of commitment to his training regime.
Missing only one game, Ben Murdoch-Masila was one of the most regular first grade players for Wests Tigers in 2013.
Ben Murdoch-Masila started the season playing from the reserve bench, but started in the back row in the last five games of the season.
Ben Murdoch-Masila was chosen to represent Tonga in the 2013 World Cup, but a leg injury in his first hit-up of the tournament saw him take no further part.
Ben Murdoch-Masila played in the 2018 Challenge Cup Final defeat by the Catalans Dragons at Wembley Stadium.
Ben Murdoch-Masila played in the 2018 Super League Grand Final defeat by Wigan at Old Trafford.
Ben Murdoch-Masila played in the 2019 Challenge Cup Final victory over St Helens at Wembley Stadium.
Ben Murdoch-Masila made a total of 11 appearances for the New Zealand club as they finished 15th on the table.
On 2 May 2015, Ben Murdoch-Masila played for Tonga in their Polynesian Cup clash with Pacific rivals Samoa.
On 17 October 2015, Ben Murdoch-Masila played for Tonga in their Asia-Pacific Qualifier match against the Cook Islands for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.
Ben Murdoch-Masila played in every match of Tonga's historic charge to the semi-finals of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, and set up a vital try in their shock win over New Zealand in the pool stage of the tournament.