Malakai Fekitoa

Malakai Fekitoa
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SNAPSHOT

  • Number: 217
  • Position: Second five-eighth, Centre
  • Born: 10/05/92
  • Height: 187
  • Weight: 99
  • Province: Auckland
  • Blues Debut: 2013 v France
  • Blues Caps: 1

Fekitoa burst onto the scene as an 18-year-old at the Nationals sevens in 2011 where he was voted player of the tournament by Gordon Teitjens.

In 2012 he played every game in the Auckland ITM Cup campaign, proving himself to be a physical defender and a strong runner with the ability to create space for himself and others.

Malakai played for the Blues in 2013 before being released from his contract. He then joined the Highlanders in 2014.