Tuiyo Evei

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Tuiyo Evei
Personal information
Born Papua New Guinea
Died 1998
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Goroka Lahanis
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1988–1995 Papua New Guinea 11 2 0 0 8
Source: [1]

Tuiyo Evei was a Papua New Guinean rugby league player who represented his country in the 1995 World Cup.

Playing career[edit]

Evei first represented Papua New Guinea in 1988 against Great Britain.[1] He went on to play in eleven test matches for his country.

In 1993 he was part of the Goroka Lahinis side that defeated the Port Moresby Vipers to win the SP Cup grand final for the first time.[2]

In 1995 he was part of his countries World Cup campaign, playing in one match at the tournament.

He died in 1998 in a car accident.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tuiyo Evei rugbyleagueproject.org
  2. ^ Buko’s last trip Highlands Post, 30 January 2002
  3. ^ Buko is dead Post Courier, 23 January 2002