Jimmy Veikoso

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Jimmy Veikoso
Personal information
Born Tonga
Playing information
Position Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1993–94 Canberra Raiders 4 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1992–95 Tonga 2 1 0 0 4
Source: RLP

Jimmy Veikoso is a Tongan rugby league player who represented his country in the 1995 World Cup.

Playing career[edit]

Veikoso played for the Canberra Raiders in 1993 and 1994. He represented Tonga at the 1992 Pacific Cup and the 1995 World Cup.[1]

In 1996 and 1997 Veikoso played for the Leigh Centurions.[2] He then joined the Swinton Lions.[3]

Later years[edit]

Veikoso later took up rugby union, playing for the Sydney Harlequins in the New South Wales Suburban Rugby Union.[4]

Veikoso took up bodybuilding and entered national competitions in 2007.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lion Red Rugby League Annual 1992 New Zealand Rugby League, 1992. p.129
  2. ^ Gibson makes a belated arrival Lancashire Telegraph, 9 April 1997
  3. ^ Swinton silenced by Coventry The Independent, 25 June 1998
  4. ^ Season Player Summary // Top 20 Ranked by Tries in Winter 2006 rugby.net.au
  5. ^ ANB Contest Results australia-bodybuilding.com