Asa Amone

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Asa Amone
Personal information
Born (1966-01-08) January 8, 1966 (age 49)[1]
Playing information
Rugby league
Position Fullback,[2] Centre[3]
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1996–1997 Halifax Blue Sox 10 0 0 40
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1995 Tonga 2 0 6 0 12
Rugby union
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1987–1988 Tonga 4 0 4 0 12
Source: RLP

Asa Amone, born Aasaeli Amone, (born January 8, 1966) is a Tongan rugby league and rugby union footballer, and dual code international for his country.[4]

Rugby union[edit]

Amone played four times for Tonga in 1987, including twice in the 1987 Rugby World Cup.[4]

His rugby union position was fly-half.[4]

Rugby league[edit]

He played for Tonga in the 1995 Rugby League World Cup.[5]

He was a Featherstone Rovers player[6] who also played for the Halifax Blue Sox.[2][7]

First Division Grand Final Appearances[edit]

Asa Amone was a playing substitute in Featherstone Rovers's 22-24 defeat to Wakefield Trinity in the 1998 First Division Grand Final at McAlpine Stadium, Huddersfield on 26 September 1998.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asa Amone - Summary". rugbyleagueproject.org. Retrieved 23 February 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Hadfield, Dave (22 July 1996). "Umaga's famous five sinks Town". Online edition (The Independent). Retrieved 21 February 2010. 
  3. ^ Hadfield, Dave (28 May 1997). "Rugby League: Bradford battle back to preserve record". Online edition (The Independent). Retrieved 21 February 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c "Asa Amone". Scrum.com. Retrieved 2010-05-13. 
  5. ^ Hadfield, Dave (9 October 1995). "Tonga robbed by Ridge's late kicks". Online edition (The Independent). Retrieved 21 February 2010. 
  6. ^ Hadfield, Dave (28 September 1998). "Trinity's biggest battle begins". Online edition (The Independent). Retrieved 21 February 2010. 
  7. ^ Fleming, Dave (12 August 2009). "Blood bin con is nothing new". Halifax Courier. Retrieved 21 February 2010. 
  8. ^ "First Division Grand Final - 1998 - A Night To Remember!". Great Players - Great Games. 2010-12-31. Archived from the original on 2012-10-11. Retrieved 2011-01-01. [dead link]