Jone Kubu

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Jone Kubu
Date of birthcirca 1961
Place of birthNavatuvula [1] , Naitasiri, Fiji
Height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight168 lb (76 kg)
Children Marika Kubu (nephew)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fullback
Senior career
YearsTeamApps(Points)
19??-1987
1987-1997
Rewa
Eastern Suburbs
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National team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
1985-1988 Fiji 11 (6)

Jone Kubu (born Naitasiri, circa 1961) is a Fijian former rugby union footballer, he played as a fullback. [2] His nephew is Marika Kubu, who plays for Sila Central High School. [3]

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Career

He was capped for Fiji in 1985, during a match against Wales, at Cardiff, on 9 November. He was also part of the 1987 Rugby World Cup Fijian squad, playing three matches in the tournament. His last international cap was against England, in Suva, on 16 June 1988. After the 1987 Rugby World Cup, Kubu was recruited for the Australian club Eastern Suburbs RUFC, where he played for 13 years. [4]

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