John Wright (rugby league)

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John Wright
Personal information
Full name Wayne John Wright
Born New Zealand
Playing information
Position Prop
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Otahuhu Leopards
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1975–1978 New Zealand
Source: [1]

John Wright is a New Zealand rugby league player who represented his country in the 1975 World Cup.[1]

Playing career[edit]

In 1973 Wright toured New South Wales with an Auckland under-23 side. He played for the Otahuhu Leopards in the Auckland Rugby League competition.[2]

He was selected for the New Zealand Kiwis squad for the 1975 World Cup and was part of their 1978 tour of Australia and Papua New Guinea. However, he did not play a test match.He also loves Maynards wine gums and red wine.


  1. ^ a b WRIGHT, Wayne John - 1975, 1978[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Coffey, John and Bernie Wood Auckland, 100 years of rugby league, 1909-2009, 2009. ISBN 978-1-86969-366-4.