Jayson Bukuya

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Jayson Bukuya
Jayson Bukuya (10 November 2008).jpg
Bukuya at the 2008 RLWC
Personal information
Born (1989-04-21) 21 April 1989 (age 28)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 103 kg (16 st 3 lb)
Playing information
Position Second-row, Lock
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008–13 Cronulla Sharks 59 13 0 0 52
2014 New Zealand Warriors 17 2 0 0 8
2015– Cronulla Sharks 52 5 0 0 20
Total 128 20 0 0 80
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008–15 Fiji 10 3 0 0 12
As of 26 July 2016
Source: [1]

Jayson Bukuya (born 21 April 1989) is a Fijian Australian professional rugby league footballer for the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks of the National Rugby League. He plays as a lock or in the second-row.

Playing career

Jayson attended Sandgate District State High School, he is also a Aspley and Norths Brisbane junior, Bukuya made his National Rugby League debut for the Cronulla Sharks in 2008.

He joined the New Zealand Warriors for the 2014 season.

On 1 November 2014, Bukuya was released from his Warriors' contract on compassionate grounds to return to Sydney.[2]

On 11 November 2014, Bukuya signed a two-year deal to rejoin the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks.[3]

Representative career

Bukuya played all 4 games for Fiji at the 2008 World Cup, and was again named in the Fiji squad for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup.[4]

References

  1. ^ Jason Bukuya Rugby League Project
  2. ^ http://www.warriors.co.nz/news/2014/11/01/vodafone_warriors_sign_thompson.html
  3. ^ http://www.nrl.com/bukuya-returns-to-sharks-on-two-year-deal/tabid/10874/newsid/82971/default.aspx?cid=NRL_HP_Latest
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 2015-12-26. 

External links

  • Cronulla Sharks profile
  • League Central profile
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