Tevita Taumoepeau

Tevita Taumoepeau
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SNAPSHOT

  • Number: 83
  • Position: Prop
  • Born: 16/05/74
  • Height: 186
  • Weight: 119
  • Province: Bay of Plenty
  • Blues Debut: 2001 v Highlanders
  • Blues Caps: 10

The Tongan international enjoyed a brief career with the New Zealand Super Rugby, making his debut with the Blues in 2001 and signing with the Chiefs in 2003.

Tevita Taumoepeau played tighthead prop for Tonga between 1998 and 2012, earning 29 caps. He also represented Pacific Islanders between 2004 and 2006, earning 6 caps.

In 2003, Taumoepeau took up a contract with Northampton, followed by Bourgoin and Worcester – the latter becoming his home club. He would go on to earn 181 caps for Worcester between 2005 and 2013, before retiring due to a neck injury.