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Jerome Kaino

QUICK FACTS:

NAME: Jerome Kaino

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BIRTH DATE: April 06, 1983

PLACE OF BIRTH: Tutuila, American Samoa

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KNOWN FOR: NZ All Black’s and Auckland Blues Super14 Rugby player

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SHORT BIO / CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 2001 – Represented New Zealand in Rugby in the New Zealand Schools
  • 2002 – Represented New Zealand Under 19
  • 2003 to 2004 – Represented New Zealand Under 21
  • 2005 – Represented New Zealand Sevens
  • 2005 – Represented Junior All Blacks
  • 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 – Represented New Zealand All Blacks
  • 2012 – Signed a two year deal to play rugby in Japan during which he will be ineligible to play for the All Blacks.
  • Player of the Tournament at the 2004 IRB Under 21 World Championship
  • NZRU Age Grade Player of the Year 2004
  • Nominated for IRB International Player of the Year at the Rugby World Cup 2011
  • Scored his first world cup try at the 2011 Rugby World Cup in the opening match against Tonga. He then went on to score three more tries bringing his tally to four. Currently he has scored the most tries of any forward
  • Winner of the Kelvin R Tremain Memorial Player of the Year Award 2011

 

 

 

 

 

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