Trevor Hosea commits to Melbourne Rebels until end of 2023

Trevor Hosea made his Melbourne Rebels debut in 2020
Trevor Hosea made his Melbourne Rebels debut in 2020

Melbourne Rebels have confirmed that lock Trevor Hosea has penned a new deal with the club until the end of the 2023 including the World Cup.

A product of Rebels Academy, Hosea featured for National Rugby Championship side Melbourne Rising in 2017 with his Super Rugby debut for Rebels coming in 2020 and featured in seven games this season of Super Rugby AU. He finished third in line out won this season and was named in the Super Rugby AU team of the season.

“I’m born and bred here, I love playing for the Rebels, so re-signing was an obvious choice for me," he told the club's official website.

"I’m in a really good place at the moment with my rugby and to come home and play in front of my friends and family last month after such a long time was something I won’t forget for a long time, we’re building something exciting here."

The 21-year-old was named in the extended 40-man Wallabies training squad by head coach Dave Rennie last month and also had represented Australia Under 20 in the 2018 and 2019 World Cups.

“Trevor’s contract extension is fantastic news for our Club," said Melbourne Rebels chief executive Baden Stephenson.

"Trevor’s growth as a player and person over the last 18 months has been significant and has been a pleasure to watch.

"Our Club is very proud of Trevor and it will be a very special moment for the whole rugby community in Victoria when he makes his Wallaby debut".

Melbourne Rebels finished fourth in the 2021 season of Super Rugby AU with three wins from eight games.