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Casey Laulala
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Date of Birth: 03 May 1982
Place of Birth: Apia, Samoa
Height: 1.86m
Weight: 97kg
Position: Outside centre (Centre)
Country: New Zealand
Test Caps: 1
Test Points: 0
Province: Canterbury Rugby Football Union
Super 14 side: Crusaders
Club: Marist Albion, Christchurch

Casey Laulala is a Samoan-born New Zealand rugby union player. Laulala made his test debut for the All Blacks during the teams November-December 2004 end of year tour against Wales. So far he has played two games for the All Blacks, including one test. Laulala also plays for the Crusaders during the Super 12/14 and for Canterbury Rugby Football Union during the National Provincial Championship. Laulala attended Wesley College, Auckland for his schooling. May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Apia Apia, population 38,800 (2001), is the capital of Samoa. ... The metre, or meter (symbol: m) is the SI base unit of length. ... The international prototype, made of platinum-iridium, which is kept at the BIPM under conditions specified by the 1st CGPM in 1889. ... A rugby union team is made up of 15 players: eight forwards, numbered from 1 to 8; and seven backs, numbered from 9 to 15. ... The Canterbury Rugby Football Union is the official governing body for rugby union in a substantial part of the Canterbury region of New Zealand. ... The Crusaders (formerly the Canterbury Crusaders) are a New Zealand Rugby Union team based in Christchurch, New Zealand, Jade Stadium, and representing the Buller, Tasman, West Coast, Canterbury, Mid Canterbury and South Canterbury unions. ... First International Australia 3 - 22 New Zealand (15 August 1903) Largest win New Zealand 145 - 17 Japan (4 June 1995) Worst defeat Australia 28 - 7 New Zealand (28 August 1999) World Cup Appearances 5 (First in 1987) Best result Champions, 1987 The international rugby union team of New Zealand are... First International England 30 - 0 Wales (19 February 1881) Largest win Japan 0 - 98 Wales (26 November 2004) Worst defeat South Africa 96 - 13 Wales (27 June 1998) World Cup Appearances 5 (First in 1987) Best result Third 1987 The Welsh rugby union team, as the highest level of Welsh... The Crusaders (formerly the Canterbury Crusaders) are a New Zealand Rugby Union team based in Christchurch, New Zealand, Jade Stadium, and representing the Buller, Tasman, West Coast, Canterbury, Mid Canterbury and South Canterbury unions. ... The Canterbury Rugby Football Union is the official governing body for rugby union in a substantial part of the Canterbury region of New Zealand. ... The National Provincial Championship (which for sponsorship reasons, is referred to as Air New Zealand NPC or just simply NPC) is New Zealands principal domestic rugby union competition. ... Wesley College is a multi-cultural secondary school in Pukekohe, Auckland, New Zealand. ...


Laulala scored the match winning try for his side during the 2006 Super 14 Final, the match nicknamed "Gorillas in the Mist" because of the dense fog. The next day he was recalled to the All Blacks, named in the squad to play Ireland. The Final of the 2006 Super 14 season, a provincial rugby union competition in the Southern Hemisphere, took place on May 27, 2006 at Jade Stadium in Christchurch, New Zealand. ...


References

  • Casey Laulala at AllBlacks.com
  • Sporting-heros.net
  • CRFU Profile
  • Laulala makes it back

 
 

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