Samiu Vahafolau

Samiu Vahafolau


  • Number: 68
  • Position: Number 8
  • Born: 24/04/78
  • Height: 192
  • Weight: 111
  • Province: Auckland
  • Blues Debut: 1999 v Brumbies
  • Blues Caps: 5
  • Blues Points: 5
  • Breakdown: 1T

Samiu Vahafolau earned his first Super Rugby cap with the Blues in 1999 and alternated between the Auckland-based side and the Highlanders over the next four years.

The Tongan-born number eight would then play for Japanese side, Sanyo Wilf Knights, before transferring to French clubs Biarritz and then Béziers. He debuted for Tonga in 2007, but never made a Rugby World Cup squad.