|Born||29 August 1978|
|Height||178 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||81 kg (12 st 11 lb)|
Tony Duggan, (born 29 August 1978) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who last played for the FC.Lezignan in the Elite One Championship.
Duggan scored the first ever try for the club and is the club's record try scorer, with 101 over four seasons between 2006 and 2009, including a record 40 in the 2007 season [ permanent dead link ]. He was top scorer in the UK in both 2006 and 2007, and was awarded the 'League Weekly' newspaper's Try of the Season award in 2007. His usual position is fullback. He now qualifies to play for Wales.
In August 2009, Duggan, along with five teammates, was ordered to leave the United Kingdom after the UK Border Agency identified breaches to their visa conditions. Celtic Crusaders cancelled Duggan's contract with immediate effect.
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Martin Nwokocha Offiah MBE is an English former professional rugby league and rugby union footballer who played in the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. Offiah was inducted into the Rugby League Hall of Fame in 2013. He scored over 500 tries during his rugby league career, making him the first highest try scorer and top try-scoring English player of all time, and now features in a statue of great rugby league players outside Wembley Stadium.
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Nigel Faletoese Vagana, also known by the nicknames of "Pablo", and "Chiko", is a New Zealand former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1990s and 2000s, as a wing, centre and five-eighth. A New Zealand and Samoa international representative, he retired as the Kiwis' all-time top try-scorer with 19. Vagana played club football in New Zealand for the Warriors, in England for Warrington, and in Australia for the Bulldogs, Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks and the South Sydney Rabbitohs. Vagana represented the New Zealand national team 32 times between 1998 and 2006, including playing in the 2000 World Cup. He is also the cousin of Bradford Bulls prop-forward Joe Vagana, and former Silver Ferns netball player Linda Vagana.
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