Kaleveti Naisoro

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Kaleveti Naisoro
Personal information
Born (1969-02-14) 14 February 1969 (age 51)
Fiji
Playing information
Height5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Weight176 lb (80 kg)
Rugby union
PositionCentre
Representative
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
1991 Fiji 52008
Rugby league
Position Wing, Halfback
Club
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
1995 Parramatta Eels 30000
Representative
YearsTeamPldTGFGP
1994–00 Fiji 61004
Source: [1] [2]

Kaleveti Naisoro (or Kalaveti Naisoro) is a Fijian dual-code international rugby union and professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1990s and 2000s. He played representative rugby union (RU) for Fiji, including at the 1991 Rugby World Cup, and representative rugby league (RL) for Fiji, including at the 1995 Rugby League World Cup and 2000 Rugby League World Cup.

Playing career

Naisoro originally played rugby union. In 1991 he played in six games for Fiji, including five test matches. [3] He played in two matches at the 1991 Rugby World Cup.

Naisoro then switched to rugby league and played in six test matches for Fiji between 1994 and 2000. He was included in the Fijian squads for both the 1995 and 2000 World Cups. [1]

In 1995 Naisoro spent the season with the Parramatta Eels and played in three first grade matches. By 2003 he had returned to Fiji, playing for the Lautoka club. [4] He participated in the 1997 Super League World Nines.

In 2002 he played for a Fiji XIII against the touring England A side. [5]

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References

  1. 1 2 Kaleveti Naisoro rugbyleagueproject.org
  2. Kalaveti Naisoro scrum.com
  3. Kalaveti Naisoro Archived 2012-10-19 at the Wayback Machine fijirugby.com
  4. Fijian Season to commence today rleague.com, 3 May 2003
  5. Fiji Bati squad announced rleague.com, 16 September 2002