Vula Maimuri

Vula Maimuri
97

SNAPSHOT

  • Number: 97
  • Position: Lock, Flanker
  • Born: 03/11/75
  • Height: 200
  • Weight: 115
  • Province: Northland
  • Blues Debut: 2002 v Chiefs
  • Blues Caps: 9
  • Blues Points: 5
  • Breakdown: 1T

Formerly a forestry worker from the Awanui club – one of the northern-most in New Zealand – Vula Maimuri did a superb job for the Highlanders in his debut Super 12 season in 2001 before joining the Blues from 2002-2003.

He played 5 tests for Fiji and also played for the New Zealand Barbarians during their win over the New Zealand Maori in 2002.

After his time at the Blues, Maimuri departed New Zealand to play for French club Argen for two seasons.

He returned home to play for Northland in the 2006 NPC, before joining Japanese club Toshiba for two seasons. A knee injury forced him to retire from the game in 2009.