Taufa’ao Filise

Taufa’ao Filise
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  • Number: 124
  • Position: Prop
  • Born: 26/05/77
  • Height: 182
  • Weight: 123
  • Province: Bay of Plenty
  • Blues Debut: 2005 v Highlanders
  • Blues Caps: 4

Powerful prop Taufa’ao Filise grew up in Tonga and went to Tupou College in Nuku’alofa. In 2000, he joined Bay of Plenty and was signed by the Blues for one season in 2005.

In 2007, Taufa’ao joined former Blues captain Xavier Rush at the Cardiff Blues. Filise also made 29 appearances for Tonga and was a member of their 2007 and 2011 Rugby World Cup squad.