John Timu

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Player No. 595
Nickname
Position Centre
Contract 1997
Height
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DOB 8th May 1969
Origin Dannevirke, New Zealand
Debut Vs North Queensland - 11th Mar 1995
Dog Years (3) 1995 , 1996 , 1997
Rep Caps New Zealand(9),
Other Clubs
Junior Club Taier R U, Dunedin New Zealand

Biography John Timu joined the Bulldogs in 1995 as a fullback.

A New Zealand Rugby Union international who had played 26 Tests for his country, became a regular member of the Bulldogs first grade team and as centre after making his debut against North Queensland in the opening match. He played in the Premiership winning team against Manly.

John became a dual international and played eight Tests for New Zealand from 1995 to 1997.

In 1996, John played every game that season and in 1997, played in the Prliminary Semi-Final against Penrith.

In 1998, John joined the London Broncos and in 2004 he was nominated for the Berries to Bulldogs 70 Year Team of Champions.

Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1995 23 9 5 0 46
1 1996 21 8 0 0 32
1 1997 17 0 0 0 0
Total: 61 17 5 0 78
Average (per year): 20.3 5.7 1.7 0 26
Average (per game): 0.3 0.1 0 1.3

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 3 67 20 5 0 90
Average (per year): 22.3 6.7 1.7 0 30
Average (per game): 0.3 0.1 0 1.3

Data provided by Clint Crofts