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Joe Tamani is a Fijian rugby league player who represented Fiji national rugby league team in the 2000 World Cup.

Joe Tamani
Personal information
Born (1972-05-12) 12 May 1972 (age 47)
Fiji
Playing information
PositionWing, Centre, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1996 Bradford Bulls 4 0 0 16
1997–98 Adelaide Rams 21 6 0 0 24
Total 21 10 0 0 40
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1996–00 Fiji 3 0 0 0 0
Source: [1]

Playing careerEdit

Tamani played for the Bradford Bulls in 1996's Super League I, before signing for new Australasian Super League franchise the Adelaide Rams in 1997. He was part of their inaugural side on 1 March against the North Queensland Cowboys and remained with the squad during the 1998 season.[1] Tamani became a favourite of the Adelaide crowd and scored six tries in his 21 games for the ill-fated club which was shut down only weeks before the 1999 NRL season.

Tamani first represented Fiji in 1996 and in 2000 Tamani was selected as part Fiji's World Cup squad.[1]

In 2000, Tamani was playing for the Cabramatta Two Blues.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Joe Tamani rugbyleagueproject.org
  2. ^ Tuqiri breaks Russia's spirit The Independent, 30 October 2000