John Junior Lomax (born 2 February 1966) is a New Zealand former [2 ] rugby league player who represented his country. He is the brother of another international, David Lomax.
Early years [ edit ]
Lomax grew up playing rugby league for the
Wainuiomata Lions in the Wellington Rugby League competition and also represented Wellington at a provincial level.
During the 1992 season he lined up alongside three of his brothers; Tony,
David and Arnold, for Wellington against Bay of Plenty. All four brothers also played for the Lions that year in their 25-18 national club grand final win over the [3 ] Northcote Tigers. In 1993 he was invited to be part of an Auckland Invitational XIII side that drew 16-all with the Balmain Tigers. [4 ]
Playing career [ edit ]
In 1993 Lomax moved Australia, joining the
Canberra Raiders. He won the club's player of the year award in 1994. Lomax played in sixty five games for the club before he moved to the North Queensland Cowboys, where he was named player of the year in 1998. Near the end of his career Lomax also spent a season with the [5 ] Melbourne Storm.
Representative career [ edit ]
In 1990 he represented the
New Zealand Māori against Great Britain. He later played at the [6 ] 1992 Pacific Cup.
John Lomax was a
New Zealand international between 1993 and 1998. He played in fifteen tests for the Kiwis, including at the 1995 World Cup.
In 2012 he was named in the
Wellington Rugby League's Team of the Century.
References [ edit ]
^ Team of the Century - Week 6 Wellington Rugby League
^ Lomax, John Junior 1993 - 95, 1997 - 98 - Kiwi #639 nzleague.co.nz
^ Coffey and Wood The Kiwis: 100 Years of International Rugby League ISBN 1-86971-090-8
^ Coffey, John and Bernie Wood Auckland, 100 years of rugby league, 1909-2009, 2009. ISBN 978-1-86969-366-4, p.298.
^ Honours at cowboys.com.au
^ John Coffey, Bernie Wood (2008). . Huia Publishers. p. 261. 100 years: Māori rugby league, 1908-2008 ISBN 1-86969-331-0, 9781869693312 .
External links [ edit ]