Kaleveti Naisoro

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Kaleveti Naisoro
Personal information
Born (1969-02-14) 14 February 1969 (age 48)
Fiji
Playing information
Height 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg)
Rugby union
Position Centre
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1991 Fiji 5 2 0 0 8
Rugby league
Position Wing, Halfback
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1995 Parramatta Eels 3 0 0 0 0
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1994–00 Fiji 6 1 0 0 4
Source: [1][2]

Kaleveti Naisoro (or Kalaveti Naisoro) is a Fijian rugby footballer who represented his country in rugby union and rugby league, including at the 1991 Rugby Union World Cup and the 1995 and 2000 Rugby League World Cups.

Playing career[edit]

Naisoro originally played rugby union. In 1991 he played in six games for Fiji, including five test matches.[3] He played in two matches at the 1991 Rugby World Cup.

Naisoro then switched to rugby league and played in six test matches for Fiji between 1994 and 2000. He was included in the Fijian squads for both the 1995 and 2000 World Cups.[1]

In 1995 Naisoro spent the season with the Parramatta Eels and played in three first grade matches. By 2003 he had returned to Fiji, playing for the Lautoka club.[4] He participated in the 1997 Super League World Nines.

In 2002 he played for a Fiji XIII against the touring England A side.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kaleveti Naisoro rugbyleagueproject.org
  2. ^ Kalaveti Naisoro scrum.com
  3. ^ Kalaveti Naisoro fijirugby.com
  4. ^ Fijian Season to commence today rleague.com, 3 May 2003
  5. ^ Fiji Bati squad announced rleague.com, 16 September 2002