Angus Ta'avao rugby player
Angus Ta'avao rugby player

Angus Ta'avao

22nd Mar 1990 1.94m/124kg Tighthead Prop

Ta'avao first came to prominence when he played for New Zealand Under 20 in Argentina in 2010 and made his debut for Auckland in the same year.

He signed for the Blues for the Super Rugby season playing for the side through to the 2015 season before looking to further his opportunities in Australia.

With 25 points scored in 63 Super Rugby appearances, Ta'avao signed a two-year contract for the Waratahs and Sydney Rays for 2016 through until the end of 2017.

He played for the Waratahs for two seasons before heading back home to play for Taranaki in the Mitre 10 Cup, but without a Super Rugby contract in 2018

Ta'avao helped Taranaki reach the 2017 Mitre 10 Cup semi-final winning the Ranfurly Shield along the way.

In 2018, he was called into the Chiefs Super Rugby squad as injury cover.

He featured in all 17 of the Chiefs Super Rugby matches in 2017 before into the All Blacks' Rugby Championship squad after an injury to prop Joe Moody.

He was named on the bench for the All Blacks for his test debut against Argentina in Buenos Aires.

JW Sept 18

Career

processimage Taranaki
Tighthead Prop
2014 - present
chiefs Chiefs
Tighthead Prop
2018 - present
photo New Zealand
Tighthead Prop
2018 - present
ARU-Crest Auckland
Tighthead Prop
auckland-blues Blues
Loosehead Prop
2010 - 2015
Barbarians_Logo Barbarians
Loosehead Prop
2014 - 2016
logo Sydney Rays
Tighthead Prop
2016 - 2016
waratahs NSW Waratahs
Loosehead Prop
2016 - 2017