Lua Li

Lua Li
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  • Number: 298
  • Position: Prop
  • Born: 11/05/91
  • Height: 180
  • Weight: 120
  • Province: North Harbour
  • Provincial Caps: 8
  • Provincial Debut: 2019 v Tasman
  • Blues Debut: 2019 v Sunwolves
  • Blues Caps: 5

Lua Li is a prop out of the East Coast Bays club in the North Harbour region. He made his debut for North Harbour in Round 3 of the 2018 Mitre 10 Cup against Tasman.

Lua’s younger brother, Tevita Li, also represented North Harbour on the wing, as well as the southern Super Rugby franchise, the Highlanders.

A powerful scrummager and effective ball carrier, Lua impressed his coaches during the 2019 pre-season enough to earn his first Blues cap against the Sunwolves at his home ground of QBE Stadium. Despite beginning the season as part of the wider training group. Lua’s impressive performances both on the field and at training earned him 5 caps by the end of his rookie season.