Samu Tawake rugby player
Samu Tawake rugby player

Samu Tawake

11th Sep 1996 1.83m/120kg Tighthead Prop

Super Rugby Pacific 2024 Round Five teams

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Kids Round is here as all 12 teams battle it out as part of Round Five of Super Rugby Pacific. It begins in Palmerston North as the top of the table Hurricanes host the Melbourne Rebels. The ACT Brumbies...

Super Rugby Pacific 2024 Round four teams

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round Four of Super Rugby Pacific is here as teams switch up their line-ups ahead of a big weekend of action. It begins with the Crusaders hosting the Hurricanes in Christchurch before Taniela Tupou...

Rebels name a strong side for Drua match

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Melbourne Rebels will continue their build towards the 2024 Super Rugby Pacific season as they name a host of Wallabies for Friday's trial against the Fijian Drua in Melbourne. Coach Kevin Foote has...

UPDATED: Ratuniyarawa replaces Mayanavanua in Fiji squad

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Head coach Simon Raiwalui has called up Apisalome Ratuniyarawa to the Flying Fijians squad for Rugby World Cup 2023 as an injury replacement for second-row Temo Mayanavanua. Fiji head coach Simon Raiwalui...

Match Preview: Fiji v Georgia

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Two teams, one must-win match. Pool C’s second-placed team Fiji have quarter-final qualification on their minds. Fourth-placed Georgia, who are still in the last-eight running, more realistically...

FIJ team announcement (v GEO): head coach Raiwalui, captain Nayacalevu, Radradra, Cirikidaveta, Tagitagivalu

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Simon Raiwalui, head coach On changes made to the team: "There's a couple of changes there, obviously Jiuta Wainiqolo had an issue with his ankle and is still recovering from that and Mesake Doge had...

Ravutaumada starts on the wing - Fiji name team to play Georgia

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji head coach Simon Raiwalui has named his match-day 23 to play Georgia in Pool C on Saturday, 30 September, his one change to his starting 15 being Selesitino Ravutaumada in on the wing for Jiuta Wainiqolo.  1...

UPDATED: Tuqiri replaces Koroiduadua in Fiji squad

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Fiji head coach Simon Raiwalui has replaced prop Jone Koroiduadua in the Rugby World Cup 2023 squad with Emosi Tuqiri following injury.   (Changes to original announcement appear in bold)    Forwards   Prop Eroni...

Preview: England v Fiji

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England will look to finish their Summer Nations Series on a high when they welcome a dangerous Fiji side to Twickenham on Saturday. Steve Borthwick has been forced to deal with a blow this week with...

Rugby World Cup 2023 Preview: Fiji

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup 2023 is rapidly approaching, with just over two weeks until the opening game. Rugby.com.au examines every team's chances in France, looking at Fiji.   Fiji will be confident...