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Jayson Bukuya of the Sharks during the Round 24 NRL match between the Cronulla Sutherland Sharks and Wests Tigers at Remondis Stadium on August 16, 2015 in Canberra, Australia. Digital Image by Mark Nolan.

Jayson Bukuya will today celebrate his 100th NRL appearance when the Sharks take on the Rabbitohs at the Allianz Stadium.

Earning a regular spot in Shane Flanagan’s team as of 2012, ‘Boogs’ quickly became a fan favourite, with the hard-hitting back-rower proving a key asset in the side’s 2012 and 2013 finals ventures.

Defecting to the Warriors in season 2014, Bukuya returned to the Shire ahead of the 2015 season – much to the delight of the Sharks faithful.

Playing in 22 of the side’s 24 matches this season, Bukuya has once more shown his workman-like traits, and will prove a handy inclusion in Flanagan’s team in today’s elimination final.

Congratulations to Jayson Bukuya on a significant milestone.


Jayson Bukuya

NRL appearances: 100  (as of Finals Week 1, 2015)

Cronulla Sharks appearances: 82  (18 @ NZ Warriors, 2013)

Cronulla Sharks debut: (v Bulldogs - Round 11, 2008)

Career Tries: 17 (15 @ Cronulla Sharks)

Career Points: 68