Junior Laloifi

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Junior Laloifi
Date of birth (1994-09-25) 25 September 1994 (age 25)
Place of birth Hastings, New Zealand
Height1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Weight76 kg (12 st 0 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing, Fullback
Senior career
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2014–2017
2019
2019−
Sunnybank
Asia Pacific Dragons
Zebre

4

(0)
Correct as of 22 August 2018
Provincial / State sides
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2014–2017
2018–2019
Brisbane City
Manawatu
18
9
(90)
(25)
Super Rugby
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2016 Queensland Reds 6 (0)
Correct as of 21 July 2016
National team(s)
YearsTeamApps(Points)
2012 Australia 'A' Schoolboys
National sevens team(s)
YearsTeamComps
2012–2013 Australia 5

Junior Laloifi (born 25 September 1994) is an Australian rugby union player. His usual position is wing or fullback. Laloifi currently plays for Zebre in the Pro14. [1]

Laloifi represented Victoria at the Australian Schools Rugby Championships, and was selected for the Australia 'A' Schools team in 2012. [2] He also represented Australia in rugby sevens later that year. Laloifi joined the Sunnybank rugby club in 2013 and played in the Queensland Premier Rugby grand final in 2014. [3]

He was selected for the Brisbane City team in the inaugural National Rugby Championship (NRC) in 2014, and went on to score the winning try in the team's grand final win over Perth at Ballymore that year. [4] In his second season with Brisbane, Laloifi was the NRC competition's leading try scorer, claiming 14 tries in the regular season. [5] In November 2015, Laloifi was selected as the 'Ballymore Kid' from a pool of forty eligible players in Queensland's NRC teams and he signed a contract with the Queensland Reds for the 2016 Super Rugby season. [6] [7] In 2018 and 2019 he played in the Mitre 10 Cup for Manawatu.

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References

  1. https://www.zebrerugbyclub.it/junior-laloifi-e-il-nuovo-estremo-delle-zebre/
  2. "The Nurseries of Australian Schoolboys' Rugby" (PDF 2.7 MB). Australian Schools Rugby. 2014. Archived (PDF) from the original on 24 October 2015. Retrieved 24 October 2015.
  3. Tucker, Jim (17 August 2014). "Tom Pincus lands long-range penalty goal on fulltime to give University victory in grand final". The Courier-Mail. Archived from the original on 25 October 2015. Retrieved 24 October 2015.
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  5. "Stats". Australian Rugby. 2015. Archived from the original on 25 October 2015. Retrieved 24 October 2015.
  6. "Reds sign Laloifi". The Fiji Times. 20 October 2015. Archived from the original on 24 October 2015. Retrieved 24 October 2015.
  7. Pentony, Luke (23 October 2014). "Junior Laloifi set to push for a Reds' Super Rugby debut after National Rugby Championship form". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Archived from the original on 25 October 2015. Retrieved 24 October 2015.