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, Prop
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 62 7 0 0 32
Total 138 22 0 0 92
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. Bulaya is a premiership winning second rower, helping Cronulla win their maiden title in the 2016 season.

Playing career

Bukuya attended Sandgate District State High School, he was also a Aspley and Norths Brisbane junior.[citation needed] Bukuya made his National Rugby League debut for the Cronulla Sharks in 2008. 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.[2]

Bukuya is of Fijian and Indian descent.

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.[3]

On 11 November 2014, Bukuya signed a two-year deal to rejoin the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks.[4]

References

  1. ^ Jason Bukuya Rugby League Project
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 2015-12-26. 
  3. ^ Media, NRL Digital. "Vodafone Warriors sign Thompson". 
  4. ^ "Bukuya returns to Sharks on two-year deal". NRL - The official site of the National Rugby League - NRL.com. 

External links

  • Cronulla Sharks profile
  • League Central profile
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